Until end of May
£10 Adult £8 Premium Member £8 Concession £5 Child
Explore some of the notable wartime buildings of IWM Duxford, crossing the historic Bailey Bridge into the rarely seen North Camp. Hear the story of Group Captain ‘Woody’ Woodhall, the mischievous Station Commander, as he led RAF Duxford’s men and women through the Battle of Britain.
View the Grade II-listed Officer’s Mess, former barracks and NAAFI store where Duxford’s servicemen could relax after a long day’s efforts during war and at peacetime.
This tour is conducted on board our new electric vehicle.
It is available to wheelchair users but due to the special provisions required to accommodate wheelchairs on the vehicle, please fill in the form available here before booking tickets so that we can ensure you have the best experience possible.
This tour runs at either 11:00 – 12:00 or 14:00 – 15:00 on the following dates:
Tuesday 16th – 11am / Wednesday 17th – 2pm / Thursday 18th – 11am / Friday 19th – 11am / Saturday 20th – 11am / Sunday 21st – 11am
Monday 22nd – 11am / Tuesday 23rd – 11am / Thursday 25th – 11am / Sunday 28th – 2pm
Tuesday 30th – 11am
Wednesday 1st – 11am / Friday 3rd – 11am / Saturday 4th – 11am / Sunday 5th – 11am
Monday 6th – 11am / Wednesday 8th – 11am / Friday 10th – 11am / Saturday 11th – 11am / Sunday 12th – 11am
Monday 13th – 11am / Wednesday 15th – 11am / Friday 17th – 11am / Sunday 19th – 11am and 2pm
Monday 20th – 11am / Wednesday 22nd – 11am
Duxford AirfieldDuxford Airfield
The old officer's mess at RAF Duxford, 1935.
Woody WoodhallWoody Woodhall
Photograph of Squadron Leader Woody Woodhall, RAF Duxford's station commander and Fighter Controller during the Battle of Britain. The photograph is taken in his office in the station headquarters building.
Battle of BritainBattle of Britain
Pilots of No. 19 Squadron RAF stage a mock 'scramble' from the back of a truck at Fowlmere near Duxford, September 1940.
Fighter CommandFighter Command
Three decorated fighter pilots of No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron RAF, standing outside the Officers' Mess at Duxford, Cambridgeshire. They are (left to right): Pilot Officer W L McKnight, Acting Squadron Leader D R S Bader (Commanding Officer), and Acting Flight Lieutenant G E Ball. By the date this photograph was taken these pilots had, between them, shot down over thirty enemy aircraft.
Tours are subject to availability – please book in advance or ask in admissions on the day.
In addition to a valid admission ticket for the day.
One per disabled adult