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Imperial War Museum

| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
+44 1223 835000
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good day out

Great place to visit, lots to see and do, there are loads of planes flying about, and you can get... read more

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phil v
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Having been lucky enough to fly several of the aircraft on display, it is always a pleasure to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lightning92
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York, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit, lots to see and do, there are loads of planes flying about, and you can get up close to loads of them in the hangers and outside. spent whole day there could do with spending another day there just to take...More

Thank phil v
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been lucky enough to fly several of the aircraft on display, it is always a pleasure to see them on show in such good condition. There is lots to see and do on the site and really is a must for anyone interested in...More

Thank lightning92
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent facilities and amazing service. Lottie and her team provided wonderful food and nothing was too much trouble for them. The venue was spectacular as we dined underneath the historic planes including Concord. An evening to remember forever made very special by the attention to...More

Thank keatsandshelly
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be prepared for a lot of walking. Excellent displays with hands on experiences spread over several hangars along the length of the runway. Well laid out and something interesting for all of the family - you do not have to be a plane spotter to...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really great day out! Lots of history about the world wars l and ll, great variety of aircrafts and information on them. Great displays on the land wars and sea wars too! A must for any war or aviation enthusiasts!

Thank Nolisa1416
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took my Dad here for Father's day. Recommend you buy your tickets online as we didn't have to queue. For the price of the ticket which was just under nineteen pounds for an adult, it was so worth the money . Hanger number 1 we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome fantastic and brilliant cannot recommend this museum enough,you need a full day to explore all the hangers that contain planes tanks barracks etc etc etc. They do air show days but be advised they are super busy I chose a day...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum, only complaint is the food could be better (range of healthier options would be particularly welcome).

Thank DinnerJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've written a review ablout the hotel nearby, now here! It's an amazing place with great and interesting exhibits! Packed with fun stuff!

Thank FingerSnake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to Duxford on several occasions and it never disappoints. There is plenty to see and many of the exhibits are interactive. As well as planes, there are WWII exhibits and also a separate area with land craft. There is a Concorde that you...More

Thank Pushkin007
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biikqth
Is there seating available for the public attending the Battle of Britain airshow in September? Should we bring our own seating?
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Stuart T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are a number of benches scattered around the airfield but on air show days trying to get a seat on these can be very hard. I would highly recommend bringing your own seats if you can. I hope you enjoy your... More
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Ritchiew5249
Do you need to book in advance, or can you just turn up?
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
If you need a wheel chair I suggest you book it in advance as the number of electric chairs is limited.
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Stephen B
can you take dogs in to the museum?
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Annie M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I haven't seen any dogs there but I would imagine assistance dogs would be allowed however on show days I would worry about the dog as the noise is amazing but with a dog's hearing being so much acute, something like... More
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