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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
+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed today via mobile

Free entry, and loads to see despite a lot of refurbishment still taking place. Huge range of planes to see and admire. Enjoyed by all.

Thank Portchy79
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this place, but be warned that only about 25% is open at the moment. We arrived and were disappointed to see how little was open. It literally took 30 mins to go round... Completely get the need to update and maintain artefacts but...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed yesterday

I'm a serious aviation history buff, so I got there early and made not one, but three, leisurely photographic passes through the Colindale building. The collection is superb. My favourites were the RAF Thunderbolt, the Lancaster, Beaufighter and Beaufort -- but I could go on...More

Thank willc726
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we visited today, two of the four exhibition halls, Milestones of Flight and the Battle of Britain Hall, were closed, apparently long-term, for major work. Having come all the way from Surrey, that was obviously disappointing, but what was more so was that there...More

1  Thank rpritchie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, it's Free, which is a great start but I had the misfortune to visit during major redevelopment, lots of halls closed, unavailable exhibits etc ! I bought the souvenir guidebook and made a donation as well, happy too ! But after walking around the...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fan of planes or history buff you will be pleasantly surprised. Not only is this amazing museum free (which is unheard of these days) the entire experience was excellent. They have some beautiful restorations of classic and military aircraft with well...More

1  Thank JJDude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big Air Force history , lots of plain from wars . Lots of activity for kids. You can buy souvenirs

Thank Zaneta B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent two hours in the main halls viewing a superb range of aircraft and artefacts, we were about to leave when we saw a temporary sign to a restaurant and the First World War exhibition. We nearly missed this part of the museum, which...More

2  Thank malcsaville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do you take a bored 9 year old on their Christmas/ New Years holidays just before they are about to start school again? The RAF Museum. It was a great day out. The £5 ticket to the 4D theatre was well worth the 6...More

1  Thank DionneFi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hallmark of a well-organised operation is the way things happen seamlessly and unobtrusively. So it was at Hendon on the Sunday we visited. Staff and enthusiastic volunteers were always to hand - to answer questions, provide guidance, or remind keen youngsters to keep the...More

2  Thank trainer49
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Hyunjung C
2 February 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey N | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no cloakroom at the Museum. Large bags I am sure could be left with reception somewhere but when I visited I did not need to ask for this as I was visiting from a local address. Enjoy your visit.
Peter L
29 January 2018|
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Response from Nigel K | Reviewed this property |
As it's the 100th anniversary of the founding of the RAF on April 1st 2018, I understand the intention is to re-open by then..baring any snags.. Check out their website for updates ..
Egon B
25 October 2017|
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Response from Juraj63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, entrance itself is free.
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