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Imperial War Museum Duxford

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Address: | Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 835000
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Description: IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war...
IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war and on people's lives. Set within Britain's best-preserved Second World War fighter station, seven impressive hangars filled with extraordinary collections and state-of-the-art exhibitions take you on an unforgettable journey through times of war and peace.
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Whether you are a plane lover or not this is a fantastic place to explore and around various vintage and classic aircraft.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Whether you are a plane lover or not this is a fantastic place to explore and around various vintage and classic aircraft.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Maybe memory exaggerates good aspects of previous visits, but this has definitely gone down hill. Went on a Thursday pm after the English schools had gone back, expecting fully functioning museum - it wasn't. Pricing is OK - but be firm if you do not want to make a"donation" - and I'm glad I did not. I knew the American... More 

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hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Well,had a thoroughly enjoyable day here.Amazing planes to look at .Kids well impressed to see the blackbird and Concorde.Interactive displays brilliant.Cafe great.toilets great.Picnic area closed outside as monsooning,so they opened up school room for everyone.Alot of walking but worth it.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We chose to visit the IWM at Duxford because my son has a real fascination of planes, and I have to say the Museum didn't disappoint him one bit. From the moment we walked through the shop into Museum we saw planes of all shapes and sizes. The Breitling Wing walkers were flying, there was a spitfire taking off and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Large site, 8 areas to see, with good cafe & restaurant. The American museum wont to open until Spring 2016. Great day out & plenty for family & children to see & do. 2 hrs from Norwich on the A11.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I had not visited for about 18 years, but was pleased to see quite a few improvements. The D Day exhibition was very good and enjoyed reading the pardraes comments on this experiences on the day. We had a superb day and were lucky enough to see three spitfires flying at various parts of the day as well as the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I went on a school trip to the IWM Duxford. The planes and other artefacts are amazing to look at. There is just so much! My whole year had fun and I would definitely want to go there again! There are quite a few hangars where there are boats, planes, helicopters and tanks etc. The photo opportunities are good, as... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

First time visit but won't be the last. I didn't know what to expect but am interested in aviation. Great to see the Bristol Britannia - flew to Fiji in one in the mid 1960's. A fantastic experience. One of my highlights on our recent trip to Europe. Drove from London and spent approximately three and a half hours viewing... More 

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

IWM Duxford is a plane spotters paradise. Lots of iconic planes from the past, well displayed with good photo opportunities and even able to go into the Concorde and some other commercial planes. The educational section is very interesting and the staff are very knowledable and helpful. Two good and reasonably priced cafe's on site although if its a sunny... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's a large site and a great place for lads and their dads (whatever age they are) from young ones to old the exhibits have been carefully thought out and prepared with plenty of hands-on stuff to keep the younger ones occupied and educated. It's not just for lads - saw plenty of us girls there as well but there... More 

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