Permanent

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. The new exhibition will open in Summer 2020.

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The nerve centre of Duxford

WAAF mannequin
©IWM

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.

Location

Duxford Airfield
Address

IWM Duxford
Duxford
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR

  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway