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American Air Museum

Duxford, England
+44 1223 497255
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Well packed in.

It's fantastic how many aircraft are packed in to this space and one of them is the B52. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan880
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Still an awesome place nice upgrade

The AAM underwent an upgrade over a year (2016) and opened again this year. I visited it again... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PixmanSA
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Durban, South Africa
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This museum dedicated to the US 8th and 9th Army Air Force houses a large collection of American combat aircraft.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's fantastic how many aircraft are packed in to this space and one of them is the B52. You can walk among them. I was in there for about 1.5 hours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The AAM underwent an upgrade over a year (2016) and opened again this year. I visited it again briefly while at Duxford in July and found it still an awesome place to visit. The same aircraft are there as always was except for a genuine...More

Thank PixmanSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid the American Air Museum a visit while attending the remembrance Sunday service at the IWM Duxford First time I've been to this hanger on a visit to Duxford and was impressed by what they actually managed to get in! I believe designed to make...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quickly - The American Air Museum is part of the Imperial War Museum (IWM) "Duxford" experience. However, it really can't be evaluated on its own as the IWM is a system. However, visitors will (hopefully) realize that the IWM thinks enough of it's Yank heritage...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The title says it, a nice addition to the iwm collection and easy to access. The Blackbird is just awesome to see.

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful memorial to remember all the Americans who came to assist Europe. Great exhibitions in a wonderful location.

Thank James G
Reviewed 18 October 2017

great day out with the family of all ages. lots to see and do. reasonably priced tickets and plenty of attractions

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great place lots to see and read , has a cafe too and lovely clean toilets. It's very impressive to see the huge planes so close up and read the story

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Part of the Duxford Museum it is probably the greatest collection of American aircraft outside of the USA. Everything from the humble Curtis Jenny to the colossal B-52. See the worlds fastest and highest flying military aircraft. The SR-72. If you’re into America’s Military Aviation...More

Thank Mishthemodeller
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First visit since the American Air Museum has been refurbished and re-arranged. There is a wide range of exhibits from WWI through to more modern types such as the impressive Thunderbolt II (there is also a P-47 Thunderbolt in the museum). Real highlights are the...More

Thank Debbie R
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Di M
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Response from LordHafod | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion you could do both. The American Museum could be visited in 2 hours, with the rest of your time devoted to the other museums/attractions. The advantage is there are cafes/toilets at both sites. I personally... More
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