Imperial War Museum DuxfordDuxford, Cambridgeshire Category Museums & Galleries, For the Family
Full of activity, excitement and nostalgia with over six hectares of indoor and outdoor displays providing an unforgettable experience whatever the weather, Duxford is not to be missed.
Pioneering and inspiring aircraft from iconic Spitfires through to Concorde form part of a matchless collection of aviation and military history in the unique setting of a frontline Battle of Britain station.
With its collections of aircraft, tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits, Duxford has something of interest to everyone. The Museum also runs family activities throughout the school holiday period with something to appeal to young and old alike, making Duxford an unmissable day out.
This world famous heritage attraction was an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second World War, firstly as an RAF fighter station and later as an American fighter base. Today, Duxford is one of Europe's leading centres of aviation heritage with outstanding exhibitions and collections of exhibits creating a unique living and working museum, and there is always a chance you will see a Spitfire or other historic aircraft flying during your visit.