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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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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions
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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 2 days ago

Very impressive, easily occupied a 10 year old boy and 3 year old twin girls. Hands on in areas. Fabulous cafe and some quirky yet high quality gifts in the shop. Highly recommend for a 2-3 hour visit.

Thank BVABubbles
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my dads wish list items. As someone not overly keen on fighter planes etc. I must confess I found this very interesting and informative. The layout is very good and easy to get round and there's no pressure so you can enjoy a...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This has to be one of the best aircraft collections on public view in the world today and amazingly there is no enterance fee. Yes you have to pay for parking but it is well worth it. Spent a good five hours there looking at...More

Thank Davidhatton
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like planes and history, then this place is for you. I heard it was the only place were you can sit in a vintage British Spitfire and get a tour of the cockpit for 10 pounds. The young lady giving the tour is...More

Thank okiedawg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the pride and Mecca of British aircrafts and the airforce. This museum contains the aircrafts , its history , the power and the lore of the might of United Kingdom . Fecinating place for grown ups and the kids . The entry fee...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful museum with a very comprehensive range of aircraft spanning the whole 20th century. The layout is great and very good for photographers.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My interested is purely piston engined fighters & bombers. Plenty to see and admire .... and also spend a moment thanking the people who went to war in them for us. Come back in 2018 when the redevelopment work for the 1918-2018 centennial work is...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fighter planes and technology is here to visit. Really good place to visit if you're a planes, flight and their technology lovers.

Thank Nikunj P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum, got all sorts of planes there, especially the Avro Lancaster, B17, Messerschmitt BF110 under reconstruction, FW190, Messerschmitt BF109, Spitfires, Hurricane, Fairy Battle, B25 Liberator, and many others beyond WWII. Best part is that for 10UKP you get to sit in the cockpit of...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there when I was about 9 so obviously the memories were vague , upon returning l found out it was real , I hadn't dreamt it.It's like heaven for any military or plane buff obviously even if you are neither it's a free...More

Thank neil c
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Thank you for your previous response regarding bus stops - You mention that if you take the Colindale Underground that there is a stop right across from your gates. Would you then, recommend that we stay at a hotel that is near the Colindale Underground station ? Sorry - we are totally unfamiliar with the London area, and are having trouble determining the best area to book a hotel Thank you
25 September 2016|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, a possible easier solution would be for you to stay in a hotel in Central London and using the Northern Line get a Tube (Underground Train) to Colindale Station, taking the Edgware Branch of the Northern Line. At... More
Does the Hop On Hop Off Bus stop there ?
9 September 2016|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
The 303 bus which runs from both Mill Hill Broadway, travelling South to Colindale, or from Colindale Underground Station travelling North to Edgware will drop you directly outside our Main Gates. For further details on how... More
Dale A
Does the museum have a cloakroom or bag drop facility where my son and I can leave our rucksacks? Thanks
15 July 2016|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, yes we do have facilities for you to leave your ruck-sack with us either at Main Reception or Conference Reception. This is a free service and you will be given a numbered token to pick up your item after... More