Until 14th September
£10 Adult £8 Premium Member £8 Concession £5 Child
Twice per day: 11.30am - 12.45pm and 2.30pm - 3.45pm
July: Wednesday 18 July, Friday 20 July, Monday 23 July, Tuesday 24 July, Wednesday 25 July, Thursday 26 July, Friday 27 July, Saturday 28 July, Sunday 29 July, Monday 30 July, Tuesday 31 July.
August: Wednesday 1st August, Monday 6th August, Tuesday 7th August, Wednesday 8th August, Thursday 9th August, Saturday 11th August, Sunday 12th August, Tuesday 14th August, Wednesday 15th August, Thursday 16th August, Friday 17th August, Monday 20th August, Tuesday 21st August, Wednesday 22nd August, Thursday 23rd August, Saturday 25th August, Sunday 26th August, Tuesday 28th August, Wednesday 29th August Thursday 30th August, Friday 31st August.
September: Monday 3rd September, Tuesday 4th September, Wednesday 5th September, Thursday 6th September, Saturday 8th September, Sunday 9th September, Tuesday 11th September, Wednesday 12th September, Thursday 13th September, Friday 14th September.
Join one of our expert IWM guides in a behind-the-ropes exploration of the iconic Avro Lancaster. Starting with the design of the aircraft by Roy Chadwick, you will be guided through the bomber’s illustrious history, from the celebrated Dams Raid to the controversy of ‘area bombing’ under Bomber Harris. Then enter the rear of the fuselage and learn about the heroism of the young men in Bomber Command and the harsh conditions they faced in combat.
The talk will include a 45 minute talk outside the aircraft followed by a 10 minute session inside the rear of the aircraft with our guide.
Access to the inside of the Lancaster is limited due to the nature of the aircraft. A small viewing platform is in place to allow customers to view inside the rear section of the aircraft. Access to the aircraft is via a flight of steps and a small door with a ledge. Customers who have a concern regarding their ability to access the aircraft should contact us in advance to discuss their needs.
Suitable for all ages
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 customer)