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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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This remains the single best aviation museum in the United Kingdom

A visit with my son for the Victory in Europe airshow in May. Last year we visited with the sole intention of the airshow, but this year we were wiser & used the time before the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

A visit with my son for the Victory in Europe airshow in May. Last year we visited with the sole intention of the airshow, but this year we were wiser & used the time before the flying began to explore the exhibits properly. Visitors making a trip especially to see the American Aviation hangar need o be aware that this... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We visited The imperial war museum with our family for the day and had a great time as usual, My husband had a flight experience which was amazing, I would recommend bringing a picnic as the cafe is expensive.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I was part of a group hosting a business conference in the IWM conference facility. The facilities were very good as was the catering. Added bonus was the opportunity to look round the museum at the end of the day. Will be returning on a family trip.

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Stockton on Tees
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to visit on a nice day - lots to see, plenty to keep kids busy, and being a 'live' airfield plenty to see flying on our 3 visits.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Duxford is aviation heaven. We fly in several times a year. You can't do the whole thing in a day unless you are really young and fit! I don't mind paying the £14 landing fee and then entry into the museum as it all goes to keeping the place running. I took my kids when they were young and now... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This museum hosts a good selection of WWII planes, tanks, commercial planes and even the Concorde. We were really pleased to be able to tour the Concorde, as was a school group that followed behind us. There are several places to eat and drink and a good gift shop. You'll need a whole day to try to see all that... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum, quite a bit of walking, but only what you would expect. The site is well signposted so you can find your way around, there are plenty of refreshment areas and toilets. Very interesting.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I have visited the museum/airfield many many times for both airshows and visits and it never disappoints. If you like aviation history it's all here. From the historical to the modern, though the historical is heavily featured as Duxford has a real pedigree with both the RAF and USAAF in world war two, though the station itself dates back before... More 

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leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Really great museum, check in can be quite lengthy so be prepared to queue but once inside the hangers and sip lays are really good, more from a mechanical and spotterish kind of way but really good for the whole family. The catering offer isa bit Poor and pricey given the quality and service so bring a pic nic, would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

In order to reach the museum we took the train from London to Cambridge and then bus no 7. A lady got off the bus with us and warn us that is an awful long walking till the museum and actually it was. We had to reach a highway, walk along the highway and then cross another highway and reach... More 

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Additional Information about Imperial War Museum Duxford

Address: | Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 835000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Duxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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