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Royal Air Force Museum London

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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The Royal Air Force Museum London is celebrating and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force through a major transformation of our visitor experience. On 30 June 2018 we launched three new innovative galleries...more
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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed yesterday

While not as elaborate displays as the Smithsonian Air & Space museum it definitely did not disappointing this American with its large display of British aircraft. Also a large number of rare WW2 Luftwaffe aircraft I'd never seen. Aircraft are arranged in 5 different hangers....More

Thank cutter27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We last visited about 4 years ago, and it was looking a little tired. The refurbishment is great; new galleries, new experiences, a fantastic kids' play area and and all round great day out. Our children are 4 and 7, and both loved it, as...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a shame the refurb has ruined a great little museum. Hanger 6 used to be WOW!!! An amazing start to a visit, it’s now a disappointing “hmmm”. The history of flight theme seems to have completely gone?? The new hanger is full of computers...More

Thank BestDolly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second trip to the RAF museum Hendon and the first since the refurbishment. To be fair it was a great museum before it was refurbished but now it’s an excellent day out. There is plenty of parking there, just remember to bring...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Official opening of the WW11 War Brides Exhibit - portraits of 18 RAF War Brides painted on planks and their stories printed on silk panels. These were the women who worked for the RAF during the war - met Canadian Airmen, married and immigrated to...More

Thank AnnaLynn206
Reviewed 1 week ago

What changes have been made since my last visit, years ago... Thanks to additional funding, especially from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has had a complete revamp and is a wonderful place to visit, both for avid enthusiasts, for historians or just for families...More

Thank taff515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is free to enter you just pay maximum £4 for parking lots of airplanes to see and plenty for kids to do there are a couple of coffee and snack bars onsite and a restaurant rain or shine it’s a great day out

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an ok place to visit if you're a bit of a plane spotter I suppose. The planes were quite interesting but for the other half he found it a little disappointing as some exhibits have disappeared since a visit last year. The Battle...More

Thank Toheem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow plenty of time to explore the site, deceptively large. Pay the extra for the longer car park charge as you will probably need it. £3 up to 3 hours or £4 for up to 6 hours. Museum entry is free, optional things like sitting...More

Thank andy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson loved this museum. He liked using the airplane simulator. The history of world war II through the lens of the planes and the men who flew them was very interesting. Seeing the actual airplanes really gave you a feeling for the events. You...More

Thank Eunice G
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a large parking lot out front. It is a pay lot.
Eman A
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Kenneth B | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of places outside where you can eat your lunch and watch your children playing.
Adrienne B
June 27, 2018|
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Response from mohitpai | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is a good time for this place