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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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Fantastic Day Out

We visited here after a weekend break at Cambridge, arrived at 10.30 and went to the Space hangar, we had a guided tour which was excellent and the guy was very knowledgeable and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We visited here after a weekend break at Cambridge, arrived at 10.30 and went to the Space hangar, we had a guided tour which was excellent and the guy was very knowledgeable and most of the staff are volunteers, very interesting exhibits and lots of planes taking off so got a good overall experience of Duxford, the only thing I... More 

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It was so interesting, even a lady would enjoy this, we learnt so much. Think you really need two days to get the most from the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

For a very good value ticket price there is a lot to do here. There is such a massive varietyof air craft to see. The land infaltry museum was very well themed and laid out. It was great to see a variety of aircraft flying overhead today from old spitfires to modern jets as well as helecopters and I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Have been here several time and it just keeps getting better and better, make sure you get there nice and early and allow yourself the whole day there is just so much to see and do. There is a fair amount of walking, but if you have the whole day at it you can have a seat and watch the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We took a bespoke tour on Easter Sunday (available through the website) from a wonderful aviation historian who used to be the curator. This was quite pricey but worth it as we came from America and this museum has been on my "bucket list". Expect that the entrance fee reflects the upkeep and restoration of aircraft in their 70s. Your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went to the IWM Duxford on Monday,thinking that we might visit a National Trust property in the afternoon. No chance! As we walked into the first hanger I just said Wow !!! My first thoughts as we payed at the entrance desk was this is a little pricey but no. At the moment the US hanger is closed until spring... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Myself and my brother in law visited IWM Duxford in March 2015. I have been many times before, including to several air shows, but this review is limited to my visit in March. Firstly, parking was easy as there is a good sized car-park at the attraction. Staff were very welcoming and were interested in what we had come to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a big boys' playground. A history of aviation from World War 1 up until the turn of this century. I went along with my husband but really enjoyed it. Seeing a Spitfire flying, walking through Concorde, seeing the amazing Vulcan bomber. There's a lot to do so leave plenty of time.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

At first nearly £18 seems like a lot of money.but it really is a whole day out. Once again using Tesco vouchers brings to cost right down. I imagine a family paying full price would say it is expensive, especially if you take into account the very high price for refreshments. A coffee and a piece of cake was around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Duxford regularly since 1997 and visit every airshow each year. The museum is so large that you really do need a full day to take everything in. The themed hangars offer a very broad look at aviation history. Airspace uses its large space very well and is perhaps the best example of suspended aircraft on... More 

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