Plan Your Visit

The American Air Museum (one of our eight exhibition buildings) is closed until spring 2016 for an exciting redevelopment.

10am - 6pm every day

 

 

IWM Duxford
Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR

  • Open every day from 10am, including Bank Holidays.
  • Ticket prices.  Every ticket includes entry to whole of the museum and our exhibitions including the Royal Anglian Regiment Museum and Airborne Assault.
  • Summer hours: (until 24 October 2015) open 10am – 6pm. Last admission is at 5pm.
  • Winter hours: (25 October 2015 to 11 March 2016) open 10am – 4pm. Last admission is at 3pm. Land Warfare opens at 11am.
  • We are closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
  • On air show days we are open 8am – 6pm.
  • The American Air Museum (one of the exhibition buildings) is closed until spring 2016 for redevelopment. Until September, you can get up close to US aircraft from the exhibition in new locations across the museum.
  • Contact us at 01223 835000 or email contact@iwm.org.uk. International callers can contact us at +44 (0)1223 835000.

How to get to IWM Duxford

Visiting us by car

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.

Post code: CB22 4QR.

Nearest train stations

  • Whittlesford
  • Royston
  • Cambridge

There are taxi ranks at both Royston and Cambridge stations. Whittlesford station is the closest to the museum but does not have a taxi rank; please make sure to book your taxi in advance. Visit National Rail or First Capital Connect websites for further details on train timetables and prices. 

Visiting us by bus

On Sundays there is a direct Myalls 132 bus service from Cambridge to IWM Duxford. For further details please see the service timetable.

Getting to air shows

  • Visitors travelling south on the M11 should take the signposted route from Junction 11 of the M11, along the A10 to Royston and then east to the museum along the A505.
  • Cambridgeshire Police will be operating a traffic management system on the M11, A505 and at Junction 10 of the M11, to ensure traffic flows as freely as possible.
  • Parking at the museum is free.
  • A free courtesy bus runs from Cambridge to IWM Duxford on Air Show days.
  • The bus departs at regular intervals from Cambridge Railway Station and Trumpington Park & Ride at Junction 11 of the M11 from 8.30am and then every 30 minutes until approximately 1.30pm.
  • Buses will return to both Cambridge railway station and to the Park & Ride at regular intervals from 3pm and then every 30 minutes, with the last bus leaving IWM Duxford at 6.30pm. Timings of buses may be affected by local road traffic congestion.
  • Please note that parking charges may apply at Trumpington Park & Ride.

Families

There is plenty to see and do for families with children of all ages.

Bespoke tours

If you are interested in bespoke tours, contact our official tour operator, and respected aviation historian, David Lee, on 01440 707 610 or email davidwlee@aviationhistorian.co.uk

Facilities

Our shop offers a wide range of unique and distinctive mementos and gifts, with something for every taste and budget. You can also shop online.

There are many picnic spaces across the site and we have two cafés and a restaurant.

There is plenty of room for children to run around and let off steam. Children under 9 years old can also enjoy our exciting activity zone playground.

Free Wi-Fi is available across most of the museum, including our exhibitions and public spaces.

Toilets, including baby changing facilities, are available throughout the site, with additional facilities provided for special events and air shows.

Wheelchairs are available for loan and free on-site transport is available to visitors requiring assistance. Find out more about Accessibility.

Groups and schools

For a general visit, there is no need to book your group visit in advance. However, booking is required for air shows and special events where the group adult price is more than £13.20 per ticket.

Find out more about group prices.

The Department for Learning offers a wide range of learning programmes for schools, youth groups, military groups and other learning groups.

For more information, visit the Groups and Schools section.

For information on car or motorbike club visits, visit the Car and Motorbike Club Visits section.

Friends of Duxford

If you are a regular visitor or wish to support IWM Duxford, join Friends of Duxford and enjoy great benefits such as free standard daily admission, discounts in the shops or access to exclusive members’ events.

By becoming a Friend, you will be making a valuable contribution to the care and conservation of the museum’s historic site.

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