Imperial War Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Imperial War Museum

Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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Step into the history of aviation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford! Discover the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Duxford and explore giant hangars full of iconic aircrafts. From seeing the WWII Spitfire and walking under the belly of the Vulcan bomber, to hopping on board Concorde - your visit will leave you in awe, no matter how old you are. 

Families are always welcome to explore the museum together. You and your little plane lovers will be treated to special events and fun activities throughout the year. From exploring the exhibitions on fun-packed adventure trails to dressing up in uniforms and learning about planes - your day will be full of surprises!

You’ll also get the chance to walk onto the historic airfield where the Spitfire first took to the skies. Plus, many classic aircrafts fly regularly at IWM Duxford, so don’t forget to keep an eye on the sky and see how many you can spot!  

  • Collection of iconic aircrafts
  • Family events & activities during school holidays
  • Winner of Best Education Day Out in the East in the Day Out With The Kids Family Favourites awards 2019!


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Imperial War Museum, Duxford Airfield, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR, England


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01223 835 000

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


General Admission
Adults (16+): £21.00
Kids (5-15): £10.50
Under 5's: Free
Concessions: £16.80
Family (1 adult, up to 3 kids): £33.30
Family (2 adults, up to 6 kids): £49.50

All tickets include a 10% voluntary donation.

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes 

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Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.