Imperial War Museum Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford is Europe’s premier aviation museum and best preserved Battle of Britain airfield. Come and wander amongst two hundred aircraft to discover the science, engineering and fascinating human stories behind the machines that changed our world forever.

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Important Information

Opening Times:
Summer Hours - Saturday 16 March 2024 - Saturday 26 October 2024 PK.
10am to 6pm daily, last entry 5pm.

Winter Hours - Sunday 27 October 2024 - Friday 14 March 2025
10am to 4pm daily, last entry 3pm.

Exceptions/Closures :

-Sun 05 May: Flying Days: VE Day
-Sat 01 - Sun 02 June: Duxford Summer Air Show: D-Day 80
-Fri 26 July: Flying Days: The Americans
-Sat 17 August: Duxford Flying Evening*
-Sat 31 August: Flying Days: 19 Squadron
-Sat 14 - Sun 15 September: Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
-Sat 05 October: Flying Finale

*Duxford Flying Evening: General Admission. Last entry 12:30 - 13:00. Site closes at 4pm. "
Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

Venue Information:

Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

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Visit Imperial War Museum Duxford for a huge day out. See historic aircraft take to the skies from the airfield where Spitfires first flew. Get up close to gigantic aircraft at Europe’s largest air museum and uncover hundreds of personal stories.

IWM Duxford played a central role in some of the most dramatic days in 20th century history - serving as a base for many of the Spitfire and Hurricane pilots during the Second World War.

Get up close to gigantic aircraft and objects from our collection and uncover hundreds of personal stories of the many lives impacted by conflict.

Imperial War Museum Duxford
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