At the centre of Duxford’s historic site discover how Britain protected its skies during the Second World War and see how Britain’s air defences developed from the First World War through to the Cold War.
In AirSpace you can get up-close to some of the most famous aircraft in the world, including the Lancaster, Spitfire, Concorde and Vulcan.
Explore around and underneath the aircraft.
See historic aircraft being restored for flight in our Flying Aircraft hangar. Meet the skilled engineers of our flying partners, who make these remarkable aircraft fly again and chat to them about their work.
Our Air and Sea exhibition takes you on a journey from the First World War to the present day.
In our Conservation in Action hangar our team of staff and volunteers are working to safeguard the history of our large museum objects.
The Operations Room was the nerve centre of Duxford’s Battle of Britain. From here the men and women who worked on the ground at Duxford directed the station’s pilots into combat.
Experience the size and scale of the amazing military vehicles in our Land Warfare exhibition. Wander through themed landscapes to discover how fighting on the land has changed from the First World War through to modern conflicts.
11 February 2017 - 19 February 2017
This February Half Term give your family the chance to explore the best of aviation at IWM Duxford. Explore inside Concorde, the fastest commercial airliner ever built; experience the beauty and sound of th