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Imperial War Museum

| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
+44 1223 835000
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The place to indulge yourself when you love planes

We are biased, for one of our planes is parked at Duxford, but every now and then we need to see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Geraldine v
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Interesting Day Out

I went with my wife and daughter because they wanted to visit a quilt show! I went off with two of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barry L
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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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

We are biased, for one of our planes is parked at Duxford, but every now and then we need to see all these beautiful war planes. Listen to the sound of the engines and see them fly. The people who work there do their utmost...More

Thank Geraldine v
Reviewed yesterday

I went with my wife and daughter because they wanted to visit a quilt show! I went off with two of my six grandchildren to look at the planes and what a fantastic experience. Each hanger has wonders to behold from Concorde to bi-planes, being...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an emotional wonderful day I have just had. I have wanted to come to Duxford for a very long time, I'm a 59 year old female aeroplane fan, who has held Douglas Bader as one of my heroes since I was a child, today...More

Thank jokeyono
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited both the British and American museums, both were brilliant with a good display of aircraft. The entrance fee is on the high side when compared with Cosford which is tree to enter, however still a good experience

Thank kennethollerhead
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic museum spread around Duxford Airfield with a number of interesting planes e.g. Early prototype Concorde, Vulcan and Blackbird spy plane. Interesting features on the Battle of Britain and generally fascinating location with good aircraft and Tank exhibits.

Thank KevinHSwindon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good museum, lots to see and all very interesting. Only negative is it's fairly expensive to go in, the cafes are very expensive and only one of the outdoor planes was open to go onboard which was a big shame.

Thank MCollinsUK
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came again last week and yet again, had to pay full entry price for a 93 year old WW2 bomber veteran. Like we did for a group of vets in 2011 and 2009. No free entry for WW2 veterans. Even when we asked prior...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have an interest in aircraft, or military history since WW1, this museum will really provide you with a great insight of what happened. There are a huge range of exhibits from aircraft used in the First world war, through to today's combat aircraft....More

Thank Madfan48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited in 1980s, what a vast improvement ,Concorde and Lancaster now undercover in a British aircraft display hanger.Many aircraft to explore inside with very informative staff on hand. American air museum very good . Plenty of people about but with size of venue no...More

Thank Alanxjs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous place to come if your interested in aircraft, tried to come to Duxford for ages but finally made it. You will need plenty of time to walk around the museum as there is more than enough to see. Aircraft everywhere and you...More

Thank Paul J
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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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