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The Royal Air Force Museum London

Address: Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8205 2266
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Ranked #11 of 919 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator
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Attraction details
Type: Military Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft, aviation and wartime memorabilia offers a fun day out for all the family. Don't forget to visit our awe inspiring sound and light show that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain. Better yet admission to the museum is free of charge. The Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I am afan of anything from WW2 and this place has all the goodies that the allies used to hammer the nazi war machine into submission. great stuff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

i took my nice and nephew there, if you wont to kill a couple of hours and keep the kids quite, this is the place to be , but we all enjoyed our visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Having loved aircraft since I can remember and having seen 'One of our Aircraft is Missing', 'The Dam Busters' and 'The Battle of Britain' as a child, I have always loved W.W.2 aircraft from all countries. This place has all the iconic fighters and has the only complete Hawker Typhoon in existence. I wandered through the hangars for the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Amazing historic epic glorious informative emotional technological work of art as a whole Individually can be a little confusing but well worth a visit summer winter spring or fall the place tells it all!! Well recommended spend a day take a picnic enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great museum to visit with young children. With a wide variety of planes spread over a large site it is a great way to spend a day. Parking is either £3 or £4 depending on how long you stay but entrance is free. The food was reasonably priced and the bathrooms clean. There was an interactive area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Everyone needs to see this wonderful place so many planes to see you will need more vists just love the place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Well laid out exhibits and the battle of Britain hall was especially worth seeing. Found clambering around the Sunderland very interesting. Gift shop is a bit pricey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I guess you have to be an aviation nut to go here when visiting London, as it is a bit out of the way, but it is quite an amazing display of aircraft from many different periods of flight. I just found the WW II sections to be most moving since we, as Americans, never had to deal with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My friend recommended to visit this place. We went over with a group.Entrance is free.Spent about 90 minutes there. Experienced the 4D WW1 dog fight for 4 pounds. It was a 5 min show. Bought some souvenier at the end of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Decided to pay a visit on 2nd Jan as at a bit of a loose end and don't live too far away. Can't believe I've left it 20 years to come back! As the museum is free to enter - it's bargain of the century. On site parking is £3 for 3 hrs or £4 for longer (you can easily... More 

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