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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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Surprise - Duxford has second best/largest tank museum

We went here to see the Concorde and the WW2 exhibits, they were great of course. Really appreciated access to their restoration hall. We were surprised by the size, detail and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We went here to see the Concorde and the WW2 exhibits, they were great of course. Really appreciated access to their restoration hall. We were surprised by the size, detail and scope of the tank museum (its called "Land Warfare Hall" and is located in the far back). My son counted ~80 tanks and related military vehicles. Duxford's tank museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We visited the Air Museum with my Mum (85), my Aunt (72), and my two children (11 & 7). There was something for everyone. My children loved watching the aircraft taking off and landing only a few feet from them, the flight simulator, the Battle of Britain exhibition, and dressing up as airmen! They also liked the paly area while... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Having previously visited the museum we went back for the 2015 VE day celebration air show and were not disappointed, the organisation was excellent and compared to some Airshow’s access into the car parks was slick and well organised. We paid a little extra and went on the flight line walk and got really close to some very exciting warbirds.... More 

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kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This place is just brilliant for aviation geeks who just love getting up close and personal with huge big aircraft. This is our family day out place and my two sons have just loved coming here since they were little. Now grown up and earning money they treated me to a flight around the airfield in an old plane which... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A wet day spent here at IWM Duxford.. Looking different, with some different views to see with the American museum being renovated. I DO think a discount should have been given due to this, as many of the exhibits were crammed into any available space. None the less it is still a world class museum, with some many aircraft to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Much recommended for anyone who is interested in history of military aircrafts during WW2 & Cold War periods.. Very informative and interesting visit.. I'll be definitely visiting soon.. 😊

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Newbridge, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you're into aviation, well this is the place for you - one of the biggest collections of aircraft I've ever seen - well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been a keen visitor of museums all my life and the owner of one and Duxford is just up there with the best. By far, that I have seen, the best collection of aircraft in the world. A huge place and sadly I didn't have the time to visit it all so I just stuck to what I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I went with my 4 and 8 year old (and my wife) and had a terrific day. We were a little concerned when we heard the American Air Museum was closed, but they've moved nearly all the US aircraft to very visible places and we didn't feel short-changed. As Duxford is also a working airstrip, we saw lots of aircraft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Despite rain and wind the majority of the displays are indoors. Apart from covering air flight there are also army WW1 & WW2 areas and mockups. Great for kids as there are interactive areas you can "play" with. Each hangar (6 total (?) but one being refurb'd) is half a day's worth without getting bored, so good for several visits.

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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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