Groups and Schools

Explore the former RAF fighter station that was used during both the First and Second World Wars.  IWM Duxford is home to an impressive collection of over two hundred aircraft as well as tanks, military vehicles and maritime craft.

Planning your visit

We encourage teachers to conduct pre-visit planning. To request 2 free group leader pre-visit tickets email

You might also want to use our free digital learning resources which can be used to inspire your visit.

Learning sessions

UK schools and FE colleges can book a site visit with a Learning Session. Learning Sessions use original artefacts, documents, photographs, posters and film from our collections.

We constantly review our offer to ensure that we are inspiring and challenging students. This may mean that sessions you have previously booked are no longer available.

Self-guided visits

UK schools and FE colleges can book a timeslot for a self-guided site visit for specific galleries and exhibitions.

Booking process

  • Groups and Schools must book in advance by filling in an online booking form. You can find the form by clicking on the relevant section in the grey tool bar at the top of the page.
  • Payment can be made in advance or on arrival.
  • For full details see Terms and Conditions.
  • For prices see Tickets and Prices.
  • If you have any questions email or call +44 (0)1223 499 341 and ask for the Customer Services Team.

Learning resources

Use our free learning resources in your classroom

The Battle of Britain

Everything you need to know about the Battle of Britain, from important dates to iconic aircraft.

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