- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Imperial War Museum Duxford - full of activity, excitement and nostalgia with over six hectares of indoor and outdoor displays providing an unforgettable experience whatever the weather, Duxford is not to be missed.
Pioneering and inspiring aircraft from iconic Spitfires through to Concorde form part of a matchless collection of aviation and military history in the unique setting of a frontline Battle of Britain station.
With its collections of aircraft, tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits, Duxford has something of interest to everyone. The Museum also runs family activities throughout the school holiday period with something to appeal to young and old alike, making Duxford an unmissable day out.
This world famous heritage attraction was an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second World War, firstly as an RAF fighter station and later as an American fighter base. Today, Duxford is one of Europe's leading centres of aviation heritage with outstanding exhibitions and collections of exhibits creating a unique living and working museum, and there is always a chance you will see a Spitfire or other historic aircraft flying during your visit.
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Summer (12 March to late October):
10:00 - 18:00 (Last admission 17:00)
Winter (Late October to mid-March)
10:00 - 16:00 (Last admission 15:00)
In winter Land Warfare exhibition 11:00
Closed 24, 25 & 26 December
Child (5-15): £8.15
Family: from £28.60
Kids under 5: Free
Large restaurant, two smaller cafes, plenty of picnic tables outside. Ice cream stalls, fast food outlets on air show and busy event days.
Disabled toilets and changing rooms.
Aircraft an wartime related souvenirs, books, videos, toys, etc.