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The Royal Air Force Museum London

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft, aviation...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really can’t rate this place highly enough. We came with a 5 year old and a 2 year old. We brought a picnic and just had a lovely day. There is so much to keep the kids entertained and it’s free. What more could you...More

Thank Kristal32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific very interesting, easy to get around lots for kids to keep them amused. A very informative day out

Thank SueWelding
Reviewed 1 week ago

I eagerly awaited the renovations to Hendon Museum. I've loved this place for decades and visited countless times. Sadly I don't think it is an improvement. Just one example will explain why: a visitor now will never know that visitors previously got to enjoy walking...More

Thank thehazelwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our trip to the museum. We had been before - years ago when our children were small and now we were visiting with our grandchildren aged 8 and 6. Hangar 1.The newly refurbed museum retains the interest in planes but now focuses on...More

Thank 7TJay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not very far from London, Reached by tube. Free entrance. At least you require 4 hrs to visi,.ideal for teenagers.

Thank Martin d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit with 10 year old twin boys. Their Dad loves this sort of thing and they showed a lot of interest for the most part. We spent 4 hours there and even I got weary towards the end! Don't pay extra for the...More

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited The Royal Air Force Museum back in 2012 and heard recently about the refit so decided to visit again, back then my 2 boys were just 3 yrs old and 9 yrs old, now 6 years later they enjoyed the trip just...More

1  Thank robbycox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I accompanied 4 children from 10 to 13, they were totally perplexed, the girls gave up and wanted to go on the play area. One boy was interested and he and I were blown away by the size and quality of the real aircraft. Forget...More

1  Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not benn to Hendon for a few years loads to do the 1914-18 hanger was great but with the 100th year of the RAF was a bit hit and miss loads of empty spaces lots of aircraft I would have liked to see their history...More

1  Thank marcus1159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite museums & I've lost track of the number of times I've wandered around here in awe. It's superb. The collection of aircraft, the fascinating history, the well-planned layout - it's just terrific. If you like aircraft, the history of...More

Thank Russ K
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jayne2302
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.
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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.
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June 27, 2018|
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Response from mohitpai | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is a good time for this place
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