IWM Duxford stands apart from other aviation museums because the site is an exhibit in itself。 It played a central role in some of the most dramatic days in 20th century history - serving as a base for many of the Spitfire and Hurricane pilots who fought the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain。
You may not be able to visit today but you can still discover the true stories behind battles such as Dunkirk and 公益福彩appBattle of Britain. Sign up to our eNews, and over the coming weeks we will send you some handpicked favourites from our collection.
Learn more about our incredible collection of American aircraft and discover powerful personal stories of lives shaped by war in this new 360 tour of the American Air Museum at Duxford。
Take to the skies in one of a number of original vintage aircraft at IWM Duxford with Classic Wings.
Help us continue to tell stories that deserve to be heard by supporting us as a member and uncover a host of benefits including free standard admission to Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford.
Monday to Saturday
The 7A bus from Trumpington Park and Ride stops at IWM Duxford and Whittlesford Parkway Station.
There is a direct Myalls 132 bus service from Cambridge Station to IWM Duxford.
Further details and timetable on this information sheet.
The nearest train stations to IWM Duxford are:
There are taxi ranks at Royston and Cambridge, or you can take the 7A bus from Whittlesford Parkway (Monday to Saturday only).
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IWM Duxford is south of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, less than 50 miles from Central London and approximately 40 minutes from the M25 (Junction 27)。
IWM Duxford is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North, via the M11.
There is free parking for customers of IWM Duxford (with the exception of special event days).
We are committed to ensuring IWM Duxford is accessible to all visitors however, whilst we make every effort to make our site accessible, due to the nature of the historic site some areas may not be suitable for customers with restricted mobility. For more information please follow the link to our accessibility guide below.
Our shops offer a wide range of inspiring and unique gifts, from books, clothing and accessories to vintage posters, homeware, toys and souvenirs, all inspired by our collections and the stories they tell。 Shop in branch or online using the link below。
公益福彩appVisit our Armoury Café which serves a selection of deli sandwiches and freshly baked cakes or visit our Café in the American Air Museum and enjoy a light snack and drink while overlooking the B52. You can also enjoy a hot meal in our Workshop Restaurant which is open seasonally. Please note our catering facilities are only available with admission to the museum. Please let our staff know if you have any dietary requirements.
IWM is a registered charity and relies on your support to help us preserve our unique collections for future generations。 To help us preserve our collections you can donate cash or make a quick and easy contactless donation with a credit or debit card by tapping it at various locations around the museums。 Alternatively you can donate online now on the link below。 Thank you for supporting IWM。
You are welcome to take photos and video at our museums for personal, non-commercial use but please refrain from using flash or tripods in our hangars and historic buildings。 Our museums can get busy at times and we therefore ask that you do not film people without their permission。 Please observe signage indicating where photography and filming is not permitted。
IWM Duxford operates a live airfield which is strictly ‘Prior Permission Required’ (PPR) by telephone. For more information regarding landing at IWM Duxford including opening hours and landing fees, please see the information provided on the link below.
We are unable to store items of luggage or motorbike helmets and clothing. Please keep all of your belonging with you at all times and report any suspicious items to a member of staff.
The safety of our visitors and staff and the preservation of our collections are of the upmost importance to IWM。 We therefore kindly ask that you allow sufficient time on entry to our museums for our staff to complete their security checks to ensure this is maintained。 Please do not bring any prohibited items with you as they will be confiscated。 If you see any unattended bags or packages or have concerns about security issues on your visit please report this to a member of staff。
To help you plan your visit in advance, please see the below link where you can download a copy of the site map。
Please be aware that there are no cash machines on site。 All our cafés, shops and ticketing desks accept card payments。 Our flight simulator requires cash。