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Imperial War Museum

| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
+44 1223 835000
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Fun day out

Took my Dad here for Father's day. Recommend you buy your tickets online as we didn't have to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen C
Back in time

This place is awesome fantastic and brilliant cannot recommend this museum enough,you need a full... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Samantha A
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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 state-of-the-art exhibitions take you on an unforgettable journey through times of war and peace.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (172 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
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+44 1223 835000
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my Dad here for Father's day. Recommend you buy your tickets online as we didn't have to queue. For the price of the ticket which was just under nineteen pounds for an adult, it was so worth the money . Hanger number 1 we...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome fantastic and brilliant cannot recommend this museum enough,you need a full day to explore all the hangers that contain planes tanks barracks etc etc etc. They do air show days but be advised they are super busy I chose a day...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great museum, only complaint is the food could be better (range of healthier options would be particularly welcome).

Thank DinnerJ
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've written a review ablout the hotel nearby, now here! It's an amazing place with great and interesting exhibits! Packed with fun stuff!

Thank FingerSnake
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been to Duxford on several occasions and it never disappoints. There is plenty to see and many of the exhibits are interactive. As well as planes, there are WWII exhibits and also a separate area with land craft. There is a Concorde that you...More

Thank Pushkin007
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like history this is the place for you. This place has long walks but offers free rides for the people who can not do the walks. Their is plenty to see and do here for people of all ages. There are places to...More

1  Thank glynnis03
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my family to Duxford for Father's Day, we were very hungry but held out until we arrived inside, we could smell BBQ and went to explore - they were cooking burgers just outside the cafe, my partner went to grab a couple and...More

Thank rene l
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is expensive to get in but it is a whole day worth. Take you time to look around all the 5 main areas. You will need good walking shoes as from the start to the end there is a lot of walking and take...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can never have enough time to see everything. We've visited several times and always find something new. The American Air museum is our main attraction and we enjoy seeing the aircraft up close and personal. Small snack shop provided a quick bite to eat....More

2  Thank 803sandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous day good and knowledgeable staff, many wounderous storeys to be told much to see plenty of things to do . A really interesting highly recommend.

Thank xxxxgoodstuf21
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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?
12 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?
29 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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