8 November

IWM Duxford

General Admission

Members go free

Join us in observing a two-minute silence at 11am across the site to mark the end of the First World War and contemplate the lives lost in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts.

On this national day of remembrance, get close to over a century of aviation history and discover the personal stories of those affected by conflict at our museum.

What to See

  • Spitfire MkIa at Duxford Air Festival
    © IWM
    Spitfire Display

    Enjoy a short display by a Mk1. Spitfire at 1pm in the afternoon of Remembrance Sunday. Head outside and look to the sky to see one of Britain’s most iconic aircraft take flight.

  • Battle of Britain: Ops Block Operations Room
    Mark their finest hour

    Experience ‘a spine-tingling tribute to the valour of The Few’ (The Telegraph) in our new Battle of Britain and Ops Block exhibitions where you’ll learn about the men and women who worked at RAF Duxford during the aerial campaign 80 years ago.

  • The Forgotten War
    Land Warfare

    Wander through replica surroundings of warfare from the First World War through to modern conflicts and gain deeper understanding of what it was like for soldiers fighting in these wars.

  • Counting the Cost
    Counting the Costs

    Take in this memorial sculpture outside the American Air Museum, representing 7,031 aircraft that went missing in operations flown by American air forces from Britain during the Second World War.

  • Daks Over Duxford
    ©IWM (Phil Chaplin)
    D-Day Dakota

    See the Douglas C-47A Skytrain, dressed in D-Day invasions stripes, hanging in the American Air Museum and learn about the Normandy Landings from the view of an American pilot and paratrooper.

  • Father and daughter in front of a Spitfire at IWM Duxford's Battle of Britain exhibition
    Walk in the same footsteps

    As a historic site IWM Duxford is an exhibit itself. Walk in the footsteps of those who worked at Duxford through the original hangars and buildings and uncover the powerful personal stories of these individuals.

General Admission charges will apply on Remembrance Sunday. Due to government guidance on social distancing IWM Duxford will also not be holding its usual Remembrance Service this year.

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