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IWM Duxford, Duxford

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Must see · Military Museum · Specialty Museum
A British Concorde, Spitfire, and Lancaster are among the over 200 international aircraft at IWM Duxford, Britain’s largest aviation museum. Housed on a former Royal Air Force airfield, the museum also has tanks, military vehicles, and naval vessels, including two midget submarines from World War II. A Battle of Britain exhibit is located in an original 1917 Belfast. A museum within a museum, the strikingly modern American Air Museum honors the 30,000 U.S. airmen who died flying from UK bases during World War II, as well as those who fought in battles since then. Plan your visit to IWM Duxford and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Duxford trip itinerary planner.
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  • Haven’t been to IWM Duxford for many years, and it’s as good as I remember. It’s incredible just how many aircraft they have at this museum - if you’re someone like me that likes to to read all of...  more »
  • So much to see! staff are brilliant all very knowledgeable will definitely be returning! Special thank you to the guide in the American section who arranged the bus to pick us up to avoid the bitter.....  more »
  • Great place to spend a day. Very educational and there are so many displays to look at. It is all very well put together and very clean. You can expect to spend at least 3 hours here to see it all, but likely even longer. There are 2 cafes and 1 restaurant. The restaurant's food is pretty good. They have a great gift shop as well.
  • Absolutely love this place! Incredible wealth of knowledge, amazing vehicles and demonstrations. The Battle of Britain show was incredible! I would definitely recommend visiting Duxford. It's an amazing day out with so much to see. Truly fascinating.

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