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IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war and on people's lives. Set within Britain's best-preserved Second World War fighter station, seven impressive hangars filled with extraordinary collections and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Duxford CB22 4QR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took a chance on this place and what a find. From the planes and tanks to the outside seating areas to the fly bys from old planes I simply loved this place. Free parking, lots to do, it is a big site so wear comfy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beyond our expectations so much to do you need so much more then a day. Fantastic staff and so helpful. All exhibits so well labelled and planes looked awesome. So much to see and learn. My son was entertained all day and wanted to stay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah16072013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Duxford every couple years as it's a fantastic museum but my recent visit was a little disappointing. I took my 8 year old nephew for his first time and promised him he would get to go inside some of the outside exhibits -...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Phil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as part of a Beaver trip. We had an amazing time. We didn’t get to explore all areas as we had lots of little legs that needed regular rest breaks but we loved what we saw. Wear comfortable shoes as there is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rachelellis1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to duxford many times, this is the first time I've had reason to criticise. It is a fantastic place with a stunning collection but, they have so many exhibits now that it seems overcrowded. As a photographer it's hard to take the pics I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank richardcat24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I could give Duxford IWM 100 marks out of 5. Today, I had one of the most wonderful days out of my entire life, and I am lucky enough to have had a few! I was attracted to go and visit Duxford after...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loads of planes. I mean loads. Military and civilian. Going in Concorde was fantastic. Seeing the Lancaster, Flying Fortress - fantastic. There were some commercial planes outside that were all closed - shame as it was a lovely warm Saturday at half term so if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robynd147
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great place to come for the day. Excellent value for money! Get there early as a few hours just isn't enough time!. There is so much to see. Will definatley be back in the summer for the air show.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

The day we went it was freezing cold and blowing gale force winds. It was a great day but a day isn't long enough to do Duxford justice. We hadn't realized that opening hours are shorter in winter. Open till 6pm in summer which would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Annie P
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here as there was so much to see - you could easily spend a couple of days here as we rushed for much of the day to fit it all in. There were a couple of places to eat and plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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217colinw
11 December 2018|
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Response from travelleditor | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes we stayed at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry, Cambridge A lovely hotel quite close by and very comfortable and a great restaurant for dinner and breakfast
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17 August 2018|
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You can spend all day on none flying days as it open 10.00 am to 16.00 am.
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Tina L
16 August 2018|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
For the primary Airspace hangar, probably two hours, more of you use the child and family friendly interactive learning exhibits. The hangars where they maintain the airworthy warbirds would take another hour at... More
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