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The Royal Air Force Museum London

Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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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 and wartime memorabilia offers a fun day out for all the family. Don't forget to visit our awe inspiring sound and light show that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain. Better yet admission to the museum is free of charge. The Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed 5 days ago

so much history and so many exhibits, i'm glad i went alone as i could really take the time to explore and take in a lot of the detail in the exhibits. well worth a trip if aviation interests you.

Thank farquare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back in the 1970’s 40 of us from RAF Wyton had a day trip to RAF Hendon. Outside was the magnificent exhibit of a Blackburn Beverly transport aircraft. Where else would an aircraft be safe, other than in the safe hands of an aircraft museum....More

Thank Tucker T T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is Free to Visit, Parking is £3 for 3 hours £4 for 4+ and Plenty of Spaces all set out in a Runway Taxiway. The Museum itself is well Set out With Many great Planes Inc spitfires a Lancaster and the Amazing Vulcan,...More

1  Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited again the Museum and all we can add that seems its going under major improvement! All great! We cant wait! Food in caffe super choice and yammie! Staff friendly and informative! Very much recommended for anybody! From 1-100;) Enjoy

Thank joo31
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for pilots and aviation enthusiasts; many aircraft not generally seen in the US. Great for a day away from inner London.

1  Thank echozx65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is free to visit as any other in London. I really enjoyed seeing all the old planes. There was also a coffee shop in the museum, so coffee and bites were also available. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Although a bit...More

1  Thank alberteri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my kids to see the planes once again and was surprised to find the place in such ruins - literally... Parking (Pay and Display now) looks like a building site, inside the interactive play area there were no working exhibits, signage has not improved...More

Thank Dima D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Half hour from central London on Northern Line, really worth the journey. Huge number of aircraft, exhibitions, and a tenner for 15minute guided tour of a spitfire cockpit. Huge recommendation for this free national museum. Not much post war stuff, but a lightning, phantom, tornado...More

Thank simoncade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out, and really cool interactive play area for small ones. Best 3 hours I’ve spent in a long while. Worth the 1.5hr drive from Sussex

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were astounded by the sheer number of planes from many eras of history available. Our teenage son loved it, it was his favorite activity for our London visit. And the amazing thing is it's free!

1  Thank 11MAC07
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Egon B
24 October 2017|
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Response from Juraj63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, entrance itself is free.
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3 September 2017|
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Response from LilyG23 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't experienced a party there but we visited recently with our 5 year old son and he absolutely loved it.
5 August 2017|
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Response from peterf124 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website 'From 3 October 2016 the Battle of Britain and Sunderland Halls will be closed.' I therefore assume renovation is ongoing.There is still plenty to see so don't let that put you off Admission is... More