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American Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Awesome with amazing exhibits

Loved the Berlin Wall and B52 everything was well placed and attention to detail in information... read more

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Sarah16072013
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Great American Aviation

Fantastic day out for all, caters well for all ages. A large display in a modern hangar of classic... read more

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Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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This museum dedicated to the US 8th and 9th Army Air Force houses a large collection of American combat aircraft.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved the Berlin Wall and B52 everything was well placed and attention to detail in information, pushchair friendly and so much to see. An easy couple of hours in awe of the planes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah16072013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day out for all, caters well for all ages. A large display in a modern hangar of classic American war planes and other displays. A great addition to the IWM at Duxford.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anthony653
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of the IWM. There are displays about what it was like when American pilots came here during the war. The main part is all those planes; there is about 15 of them including huge ones such as the B52 which is an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Just brilliant to see such perfectly preserved aircraft and to read there histories. Would recommend to all even if not aeronautical minded.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank segdehp
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This is the US pavillion, part of the Duxford Imperial war Museum. This very modern building houses some of the most known US aircrafts, such as the SR-71, the U2 and the SAM-2 that down it, the B17, B24,B29 nd a B-52. Many other models...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heradote-2016
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Great display of American aircraft - just so good to look at - so big when seen close up. Very well laid out with a B52 (I think) right in the centre. Also a very good coffee bar. Great staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Lost count of the times I`ve been here over the last 40 years, but still find more to see and learn about. This is a busy place and always has new and exciting things to see. Especially the ongoing projects in the "working hangar".

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Didn't think i would ever go onboard Concorde. Such an interesting aircraft, along with Spitfires flying, brilliant day out, particularly for the boys!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

A hangar chock full of classic iconic american planes with many stories behind them. So thrilled to see them all and really well laid out. Also a piece from the world trade tower there. We saw this last as part of our visit to IWM...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank monkeybot
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This hanger was one of my favourites. So many WW2 and cold war classics. It was actually my daughter (14) that suggest this visit as she had previously been with the school. Really impressive collection spread over a huge distance. This would need to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stuart W
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jonathankerr
17 December 2018|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i have no idea. We were in our motorhome and drove from site to the Air museum, but its well worth the effort. Enjoy your visit
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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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