Duxford was built for war. Through their own words, original film and real objects, you will discover the stories of some the thousands of men and women who lived and worked here.
Get to know Duxford’s people; fighter ‘ace’ Douglas Bader, First World War clerk Muriel Derby and the coalminer’s son who became one of Duxford’s most celebrated fighter pilots.
Explore the sights, sounds and smells of Duxford
Immerse all your senses with our creative hands-on experiences. Try on a replica uniform, fill a pilot’s brain with flying knowledge, and get up close to the personal items of the people who lived and worked at Duxford.
You can also visit the 1930s Watch Office, where the airfield was controlled, and enjoy the view of Duxford's working runway.