Museums and Art Galleries: Cambridgeshire (South)
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Duxford, Cambridgeshire. CB22 4QR • (020) 7416 5000
The Imperial War Museum Duxford is established as the European centre of aviation history. The historic site, outstanding collections of exhibits and regular world-renowned Air Shows combine to create a unique museum where history really is in the air.
IWM Duxford is set within a historic site where you can learn about Duxford’s role in the First World War, Second World War and the Cold War. Explore atmospheric exhibitions and discover historic objects. In AirSpace you can get up-close to some of the most famous aircraft in the world, including the Lancaster, Spitfire, Concorde and Vulcan. The American Air Museum (one of the eight exhibition buildings) is where you can explore dramatic displays of epic original US aircraft, innovative interactives and intriguing new personal objects – from letters to uniforms – many of which have never been on display before.
Café Serving Meals.
Wifi available - payment required. No smoking.
Mid March to October: 10am-6pm daily; November to Mid March: 10am-4pm daily (please check the website for any late changes).
Advance booking available.
Located south of Cambridge on the A505 at the junction with the M11.
Difficult access by public transport (nearest railway station is Whittlesford Parkway).
Free onsite parking available.
IWM Duxford is Europe’s largest air museum with over 300 planes and objects on display. Get up close to world-famous aircraft including Spitfires, Hurricanes, Concorde, the B52 and the only SR-17 Blackbird outside of the USA.
Imperial War Museum Duxford, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. CB22 4QR • (020) 7416 5000
Last Updated Thursday 28 April 2022
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