Re-opening 15 September 2020

IWM Duxford

Closed for a refresh

The 1940 Operations Room is undergoing maintenance work and redevelopment to improve the visitor experience to this important historical room. A new exhibition will open from 15 September 2020.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please contact customer services.

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.


Duxford Airfield

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