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Imperial War Museum

| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
+44 1223 835000
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Visited as part of flying trip with Classic Wings. Great day so much to see and do - only scratched... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rettrav17
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Westbury, United Kingdom
Day out with two good friends.

Love visiting this attraction. Had a sally b burger in the workshop restaurant, was a first class... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Teddie R
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“all ages” (170 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited as part of flying trip with Classic Wings. Great day so much to see and do - only scratched the surface. Thanks to the radio operators who took time to allow 92 year old ex raf WW2 radio operator to reacquaint himself with dexterity...More

Thank Rettrav17
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love visiting this attraction. Had a sally b burger in the workshop restaurant, was a first class meal. This is the place to visit if you want to go down memory lane. First class entertainment. Free small air show thrown in. Will visit it again...More

1  Thank Teddie R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Down Memory Lane or amassing new knowledge, it is all at the IWM. A great day out with so much to see. Visit their Web Site to see just what is there. Good for kids, good for adults and superb for old aviators.

1  Thank RATCO2
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are biased, for one of our planes is parked at Duxford, but every now and then we need to see all these beautiful war planes. Listen to the sound of the engines and see them fly. The people who work there do their utmost...More

Thank Geraldine v
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with my wife and daughter because they wanted to visit a quilt show! I went off with two of my six grandchildren to look at the planes and what a fantastic experience. Each hanger has wonders to behold from Concorde to bi-planes, being...More

2  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an emotional wonderful day I have just had. I have wanted to come to Duxford for a very long time, I'm a 59 year old female aeroplane fan, who has held Douglas Bader as one of my heroes since I was a child, today...More

Thank jokeyono
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited both the British and American museums, both were brilliant with a good display of aircraft. The entrance fee is on the high side when compared with Cosford which is tree to enter, however still a good experience

Thank kennethollerhead
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic museum spread around Duxford Airfield with a number of interesting planes e.g. Early prototype Concorde, Vulcan and Blackbird spy plane. Interesting features on the Battle of Britain and generally fascinating location with good aircraft and Tank exhibits.

Thank KevinHSwindon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good museum, lots to see and all very interesting. Only negative is it's fairly expensive to go in, the cafes are very expensive and only one of the outdoor planes was open to go onboard which was a big shame.

1  Thank MCollinsUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came again last week and yet again, had to pay full entry price for a 93 year old WW2 bomber veteran. Like we did for a group of vets in 2011 and 2009. No free entry for WW2 veterans. Even when we asked prior...More

3  Thank Seamonkey2016
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biikqth
Is there seating available for the public attending the Battle of Britain airshow in September? Should we bring our own seating?
18 April 2017|
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Response from Stuart T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are a number of benches scattered around the airfield but on air show days trying to get a seat on these can be very hard. I would highly recommend bringing your own seats if you can. I hope you enjoy your... More
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Ritchiew5249
Do you need to book in advance, or can you just turn up?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
If you need a wheel chair I suggest you book it in advance as the number of electric chairs is limited.
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Stephen B
can you take dogs in to the museum?
28 August 2016|
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Response from Annie M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I haven't seen any dogs there but I would imagine assistance dogs would be allowed however on show days I would worry about the dog as the noise is amazing but with a dog's hearing being so much acute, something like... More
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