Top Tips
How long will we stay?

You can spend as much or as little time at IWM Duxford but to get the most out of your visit we recommend you spend at least half a day here – there’s six enormous hangars and more to explore. 

Book online get 10% discount

Book your ticket in advance online and receive 10% discount as well as fast track entry.

Remember, our family ticket including 2 adults, permits up to 6 children – so bring their BFFs, cousins or even the neighbour’s kids to make the most of it.

Check the forecast

If it’s sunny, you’ll want to enjoy our huge outdoor site– so don’t forget to bring sun cream and sunnies.

If it’s overcast or raining, bring layers. There are indoor and outdoor spaces at IWM Duxford but it can get very windy, you'll want to have a jacket to hand.

Wear sensible shoes

IWM Duxford is a huge site - it has to be to hold over 300 aircraft and objects! So wear trainers or comfy shoes as they’ll be lots of walking around.

Hitch a ride on our electric bus

If you don’t fancy walking the mile long site, catch a ride on one of our electric buses. There are no bus stops, all you need to do is hail as it passes by. Pop on and you'll get from one end to the other in no time.

IWM Duxford is suitable for all ages

IWM Duxford is suitable everyone from babies to grandparents. Buggies are allowed on site, however we do not have a buggy park.

It can be noisy!

With aircraft often taking off from our live airfield IWM Duxford can get very loud. So if you aren’t a fan of loud noises don’t forget to bring some ear defenders with you.

Grab a bite to eat

There’s plenty of places to grab some food. Visit our on-site restaurant or one of our two cafes for some delicious food and tasty treats. The last food order is at 2.30pm. You can also enjoy our outdoor picnic areas.

Eating and Drinking

Swap your Scooter for a Spitfire

We have tanks, Spitfires, a Vulcan bomber, military caravans and lots of vehicles at IWM Duxford but we don’t allow scooters, skateboards, Segway’s or skates, so please leave these at home. 

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