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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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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 3 days ago

This is my second visit to RAF Hendon, the WW1 hall was shut for refurbishment and thats why we came back a second time(well thats the excuse I used) Its a great place to visit with a great collection of Aircraft to see and enjoy,...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of my favourite places to visit historic aircraft - from early biplanes to recently retired jet fighters. I often went with my children when they were younger.

Thank DandJandFam
Reviewed 1 week ago

They should charge for entering this - anywhere else in the world would. Must cost a 250 lb bomb to maintain, actual planes kept under a roof

Thank motorprop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent several hours at the museum yesterday afternoon and loved it. All three of our children were very animated all the way around asking lots of questions and particularly enjoying anything that was interactive. There is some redevelopment going on at the moment but...More

Thank LilyG23
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place you will need all day to see it all, on site is a café with reasonable prices and plenty of parking.

Thank Geoffrey N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an amazing museum!!!. From the very beginning you can have a good trip around the history of British air force. So many aircraft in display! also you can find a lot of non British aircraft from WWII. There are some real jewels that will...More

2  Thank Alejandro V
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to make a little effort to get here by taking the Tube out to Colindale in north London then making a 10-15 minute walk to the museum. It's well worth the effort as you get exposed to and immersed in the Royal Air...More

1  Thank BertC602
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit for anyone who is interested in our history with the RAF . There is enough here to keep you happy and entertained for several hours .

Thank merritt402
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum for anyone interested in military aircraft, the Royal Air Force, or for anyone wanting to learn a bit more about air activities during the first world war. The museum is on the site of the old Hendon Aerodrome, London's first...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK I admit that I am a WW2 airplane buff but this was a great museum. Went on a Monday and the place was almost empty. Can get very close to and touch the planes. Staff at the museum was excellent and this included those...More

1  Thank 6mith
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6 August 2017|
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Response from peterf124 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website 'From 3 October 2016 the Battle of Britain and Sunderland Halls will be closed.' I therefore assume renovation is ongoing.There is still plenty to see so don't let that put you off Admission is... More
Tidda T
2 July 2017|
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there was plenty of room to park but, this was a week day, I imagine weekends could be difficult until the restructuring work is complete.
26 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