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Royal Air Force Museum London

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Royal Air Force Museum London is a national museum that celebrates and commemorates the story of the Royal Air Force. On 30 June 2018 we launched three new innovative galleries that explore the first 100 years of the RAF, its role today and will...more
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Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Admission to the museum is free. You have known the airplanes since World War I until the present day. At the end has a store with several items to buy for souvenir!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mateussaragiotto
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its a great day out for all ages. Today I'm going for my third time, with a 2 year old a 40 year old and an 80 year old. It takes the best part of a day to see it all, but I've done it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ststreak
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ststreak, thank you for your review and your rating. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit so much and hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Museum in the near future. Kind regards, RAFM.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just magnificent, the history of aviation and RAF in one place . Kids just loved and myself as well .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ioannis E
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ioannis E, thank you for your review and for your rating. We are glad that both you and your family enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to do so. Kind regards, RAFM.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve not visited here since I was a kid with my Grandfather who worked in the RAF as a MP. It’s completely changed and is brilliant. I have to admit though had it not been for the Easter egg hunt our 4 year old would...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Benno19
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good morning Benno19, thank you for your rating and your review. We're glad that both you and your 4 year old enjoyed your visit. If you are bringing younger children, when we don't have activities advertised and are wondering what to do, we would suggest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the 6 Hangers at the RAF museum at the weekend. I took my boys (5&3) and I have to say it was brilliant! Lots of planes and history.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JWR-78
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning JWR-78. Thank you for your review and your rating. We're glad that you and your sons enjoyed your visit so much. Thank you for choosing to do so. We hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Updated from when I took my other nephew. Much better, more interaction for children. Much more to see as it has more hangers to see all the exhibits. Only problem is parking as there is limited parking. Requires £3 as it is pay and display...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 109nelp
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning 109nelp, thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your rating. We do advise that at times of high visitor numbers such as the Easter Holidays that we cannot always guarantee parking at our London site. We therefore recommend...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is simply fantastic. If you like flight and airplanes it is a MUST see. You’ll find WW1, WW2 and actual combat aircraft and helicopters. All very well conserved and/or restored. Many of the historical planes at your fingertips. The web page has full...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MarcosC969, thank you for your review and for your rating. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit so much to give us such a great rating. Thank you. For people reading this response at our London site we have Claude's restaurant, located next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk from the tube station at Colindale is about 15 minutes to the museum. They have exhibits of early flight,WWII and modern planes. I was surprised that the battle for Britain portion was very small. The exhibits are in separate building which makes them...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Curious802988, thank you for your review and rating. Also thank you for reminding people how close Colindale Underground Station is to us. If 15 minutes is a little too far for some of our visitors to walk, there is a regular bus service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn’t been to the RAF Museum for a few years and there have been a lot of changes. The Battle of Britain Hall had been our favourite part and this has been demolished and a new visitor centre built. This has nice loos and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Hayseed53, thank you for your review and your rating. If we may we would like to answer a couple of points. Free maps of our sites are located from dispensers around our site. These can be found in the red donation boxes. Also,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to visit for all ages and it is free to enter you cannot beat that also plenty of places to eat and lots of toilets also you can take your on food and have a picnic

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank janatkins2018
RAFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force Museum London, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jan, thank you for your review and for your rating. We're glad that you had such an enjoyable visit. We hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the near future. Kind regards, RAFM.

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Karenblirup
March 5, 2019|
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Response from Ricky38London | Reviewed this property |
Tbh the nearest airport is Luton and is a 30min drive straight down the M1, leave at the Edgware junction and travel down the A41 (Museum is signposted) In term of accommodation not many hotels nearby but quite a few in... More
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Rise_Of_the_Tigers
December 24, 2018|
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Response from EirwenHS | Reviewed this property |
Didn't do any paid attractions. Friend thought flight simulator was not worth money. Agree with other reviewer, just wander about. Child zone items not all working still Suggest you take food as snacks expensive. Restaurant... More
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TRACYSPOT
October 31, 2018|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
Hi TracySpot, our average dwell time at our London site is currently 3.5 hours, though we have known people to spend the entire day with us and not see everything that we have to offer. Realistically, it is dependent upon... More
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