Reopening 15 September

IWM Duxford

Exhibit access with General Admission

This brand new exhibition shines a light on Duxford’s key role in the Battle of Britain.


Discover personal stories of those who worked on site during 1940. Feel what it was like to be inside the Operations Room as you experience an audio-visual recreation of the day the battle reached its climax, 15 September 1940.

The nerve centre of Duxford

WAAF mannequin

The nerve centre of Duxford

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.

Stories anytime, anywhere

Make the most of your visit to IWM Duxford with Bloomberg Connects. Download our digital guide to explore our new Battle of Britain exhibition and the Ops Block, uncovering more stories and photographs about the people and objects featured.

Large print guides are available to read or download for the Ops Block exhibitions

  • Ops Block

    Read or download the large print guide for the Ops Block.

  • Ops Room

    Read or download the large print guide for the Ops Room.


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
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  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway