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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of open space for the kids to run outside and inside it's quite big! My kids love seeing all the planes while they try to identify types! For anyone passionate about war and airforce I totally recommend it. It's free so you won't have...More

Thank silvia38
Reviewed 4 days ago

For a small museum this has so much in it, so much information and plenty to do for everyone, one visit isn't really enough. So well presented and friendly staff. Not over merchandised like many other similar places I highly recommend it.

Thank djstevie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interest for all of the family, plus fun and educational things to do. I loved the helicopter pilot simulator!

Thank Tommat123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent website with clear travel directions. Wide variety of aircraft from all eras. WW1 exhibition was excellent for all ages, although other exhibits may prove taxing for those with small children.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 1 week ago

RAF museum is a must even if you are remotely interested. Exhibits are fantastic & lots to see and learn about. Have taken my kids to the museum every time I visit London and it's a hit every time (despite the fact that they are...More

Thank londoncallin2080
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free entry. Many planes. Very good exibition for aviation enthusiasts. Helpfull and kind staff. Good giftshop.

Thank attikapilot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of technical presentations and networking our host arranged dinner here. Out tables beneath the classic Lancaster was excellent and entertaining with help from The Candy Girls. Some many interesting aircraft and to get so close too. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the RAF Museum recently and had a wonderful time examining all the exhibits. The site is undergoing a major re-vamp at the moment and parking is limited but it was not too busy when we were there. A small parking charge applies (pay...More

Thank Marc_YCS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a military aero-enthusiast's 'must-see' visit when in London. This was my third time at Hendon and I was a little hesitant because of the news that two hangars are closed for renovations. While true, it should also be said that many of the...More

2  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love planes and WWII aircraft this is a place for you. I little out of the way, but worth it.

1  Thank Canadiantravellers5
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Yes, entrance itself is free.
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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.
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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
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