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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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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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I paid £ 16.30 entry, which was ok for me. I was alone there, bcs i went back to Bham from Standsted airport and had a free time. It was next to the motorway. 8 pavilions, full of... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I paid £ 16.30 entry, which was ok for me. I was alone there, bcs i went back to Bham from Standsted airport and had a free time. It was next to the motorway. 8 pavilions, full of exciting planes, bombers, tanks.... Very nice airport and museum and i highly recommended this for everybody. There were flights on the airport... More 

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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A great place to visit if you are interested in aviation history and WW1 history through to present day there is lots to see and do and you can also go inside Concorde and a Lancaster although the queue time for The Lancaster can be quite long so be prepared for that. It is a long day with loads to... More 

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canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing variety of aircraft, military and civilian, from WW1 through present day. Highlights for me: Concorde, Stratofortress, SR71, Vulcan ... Also an excellent land museum with tanks and artillery from WW1 to present day. On a July Sunday, a Spitfire and several biplanes were in the air doing fly pasts. It is a tad pricey but as English Heritage members... More 

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We were fortunate enough to have complimentary tickets so cant comment on value for money, but, it is a great day out for all, we were even lucky enough to see a spitfire performing some ariel acrobatics just for fun. Thoroughly recommend it, unless you dont like planes, history or museums, if thats you...give it a miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to visit once in Cambridge. @0 minutes drive from Cambridge comes duxford flying strip which is primarily for small luxury flights and museum planes. Inside the museum you'd see a rich collection of aviation engines, nuclear warhead carriers and fighter planes of all generation along with the concord.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well what can I say? Went to the Flying Legends Sunday.....the air display was incredible..... All exhibits are easily accessible and well looked after. Amenities are first class.....and reasonably priced. Was spoilt by my son who bought us VIP tickets........a marvellous day to remember

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Fawley, United Kingdom
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I very rarely leave poor reviews on trip advisor but must say I was disappointed by Duxford. For one adult and a child (6) £27 is a lot, and you expect to be well entertained for that. Perhaps that was partly due to the timing of our visit (Saturday afternoon). Yes there are plenty of top quality planes in excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have a bucket list of places to visit then make sure that the IWM Duxford is near the top. We had been to the museum many years ago and so we thought that it was time to make a return visit. We visited the museum on the 15th July, the day before the air show was due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to IWMD a couple of times now with my family and friends, and I now have a annual pass as I know I will keep re-visiting this lovely place with my family. I am an engineer so this place sings to my heart as I can connect to all the engineering aspects of the aeronautical industry. The... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had originally toured the museum back in 2006 and loved it. However, we returned in July 2016 to take in the Flying Legends Air Show. If you can visit the museum and take in the air show as well, do it. It was a wonderful gathering of warbirds, including some very rare examples, such as the Bristol Blenheim, two... More 

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