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Imperial War Museum Duxford

Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England

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Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

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.


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

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Imperial War Museum Duxford's website
01223 835 000

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

23rd October - 10th March
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

11th March - 22nd October
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


General Admission
Adults from £17.10
Kids (5-15) from £8.55
Concessions from £13.70
Family from £29.05

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes 

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

Parking facilities

Please make sure you've booked your car parking ticket if you wish to park at IWM Duxford. 


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