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IWM Duxford

| South of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
+44 1223 835000
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Great day out

Unfortunately only had 4 hours to spend there , and did not see the land war or the control room... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wayne B
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Perth, Australia
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HEAVEN FOR AVIATION ENTHUSIASTS

Whilst not an aviation enthusiast personally it was clear as I visited all the various hangars that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Arthur C
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WELWYN
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IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war and on people's lives. Set within Britain's best-preserved Second World War fighter station, seven impressive hangars filled with extraordinary collections and state-of-the-art exhibitions take you on an unforgettable journey through times of war and peace.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“american hangar” (58 reviews)
“all ages” (202 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| South of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
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+44 1223 835000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately only had 4 hours to spend there , and did not see the land war or the control room areas, so much to see Lancaster , spitfires, couple of B17 , a B52 etc etc . Went there on a Thursday , plenty to...More

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whilst not an aviation enthusiast personally it was clear as I visited all the various hangars that there is a huge amount to see and take in whilst as a bonus there was an almost continuous flying programme. Good weather was a bonus.and there are...More

Thank Arthur C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was part of a present for my husband and he loved it! There is lots to see and do with interactive exhibits for all ages! My husband also had a flight in a tiger moth which he really enjoyed and is still talking about!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here yesterday as my partner had a flight in a tiger moth booked for late afternoon, after a long drive from home we arrived with several hours to spare before the flight. As part of the tiger moth flight my partner had free entry...More

Thank Fay S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week we went to visit IWM Duxford. Having looked over the online site I thought I knew what to expect. However upon entering the grounds I was amazed at how big the site was. The plan was to visit for a few hours. That...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I am a founding member of the American Air Museum, which is located at IWM Duxford. I first went in 1992 and loved the place. They have the usual displays of aircraft, all types, as well as being able to see planes under...More

Thank Howard B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a day out with 2 adults and 4 year old, had an amazing time. There are about 7 hangers with a different theme in each one ranging from British which included the Vulcan bomber and of course concorde. The American hanger was just...More

Thank supersi74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It isn’t often that I make such a claim. This museum is huge and contains the most amazing collection of historic aircraft. I struggle to think of well known aircraft that are missing. On top of the various air related subjects it was pleasing to...More

Thank T8020UTchrisf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The IWM allows vistors to see many famous aircraft. The best part of the facility is that it's on an active airfield, not only is Duxford home to the IWM collection, it's also the heart of the UK's historic aviation industry, you're likely to see...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a great day out with a military or aviation flavour then IWM Duxford is hard to beat. With the added excitement of an air show you could spend a weekend here and still not see everything. IWM Duxford a former RAF...More

Thank Peter W
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Babs2004
22 May 2018|
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Response from Darren B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take picnics to the airshows, as we have done this a few times
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angiebattersby
13 May 2018|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
The answer is below. I bought an annual pass which gives 1 year unlimited entrance to duxford , HM’s Belfast & Churchill war rooms - great value
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barry a
29 April 2018|
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