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  • A reconstruction of the place where RAF Duxford’s fighter aircraft were directed into combat during the Battle of Britain. The fixtures and fittings of this historic room were removed long ago, but today you can see an accurate reconstruction of the...

  • As an island, Britain’s control of the sea was vital to its defence. Air and Sea shows the changes in defence methods, from the giant battleships of the First World War to modern-day submarines and aircraft carriers. View a list of aircraft, vehicles,...

  • IWM Duxford’s spectacular air shows attract visitors from all over the world for the thrilling flying displays and unique atmosphere of our historic airfield.We are delighted to announce our air show season for 2015. Tickets for all three air shows will...

  • AirSpace tells the story of aviation in Britain and the Commonwealth, featuring over 30 iconic aircraft including Concorde and the Spitfire. Since the pioneering days of flight, Britain and the Commonwealth have played a major role in the field of...

  • Battle of Britain looks at this pivotal moment in Britain’s history as well as considering air defence of the UK during the First World War and Cold War. Explore the people and machines involved in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, and learn more...

  • A team of dedicated staff and volunteers at IWM Duxford care for hundreds of our unique exhibits. The techniques and materials used to preserve a First World War aircraft are very different to those required for a modern military jet, but both need...

  • Photographic exhibition by Robin Savage Produced by the Airborne Forces Museum (Airborne Assault) and Helion Books Mezzanine Gallery, AirSpace Tuesday 29 April - December 2014 As part of our commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present D-...

  • Available on many weekends throughout the year, free tours are on offer to all visitors wishing to know more about the permanent exhibitions in either AirSpace, Battle of Britain, the American Air Museum or Land Warfare. To see if a tour is available on...

  • Explore the two former RAF Type 2 hangars where some of the privately-owned historic aircraft are restored, maintained and prepared for flight. At IWM Duxford we run an active airfield. Since 1977 our runway has been open to private fliers and over the...

  • Historic Duxford is a new exhibition and historic site trail for families which explores Duxford's time as an RAF airfield from 1918 to 1961. With many things to watch, listen to, have a go at, wear and even smell, Historic Duxford paints a vivid picture...

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