Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridge, England

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Duxford airfield in Cambridgeshire was a Battle of Britain fighter station. During the Second World War it played a prominent role, and In keeping with the site’s history many of Duxford’s original buildings, such as hangars used during the Battle of Britain, are still in use. Now maintained by the Imperial War Museum, it has the finest collection of American aircraft outside the United States. It houses the largest collection of historic aircraft in Europe, ranging from WWI vintage biplanes to Spitfires, Concorde and Gulf War jets. Museum’s large exhibits, including nearly 300 aircraft, military vehicles, artillery and minor naval vessels in seven main exhibition buildings.

Opening Times:
Summer opening times, 11 March – 22 October, 10am – 6pm
Winter opening times, 23 October to 10 March, 10am – 4pm

Prices:
Child Ticket £9.05 to £10.00 per ticket
Family Ticket £31.80 to £35.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket £14.50 to £16.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket £18.15 to £20.00 per ticket
Under 5s Free

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Imperial War Museum Duxford, England

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The Imperial War Museum aims to provide information on the history of modern war and war-time experience to all guests who visit the site. Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near the village of Duxford in Cambridgeshire, England. It is Britain’s largest aviation museum. It houses nearly 200 aircraft, military vehicles, artillery and minor naval vessels in seven main exhibitions buildings.

Hours:
all year: 10am–6pm (winter 10am-4pm)

Entry:
Disabled: £13.60
Carer: free
Adult: £17
Under 16s: free
Concessions: £13.60

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