Opening Times
10am to 6pm
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December
Enjoy a year of unlimited free entry with IWM Membership

From £35 benefits include:

  • Free admission to IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast
  • Discounts in our shops and cafes
  • Access to exclusive member events

Book online and save 10% or become a member for a year of unlimited free admission.

FROM PAPER PLANES TO FIGHTER JETS

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FROM PAPER PLANES TO FIGHTER JETS

Stand in awe of the world's most famous aircraft at this historic museum. Be dwarfed by the B-52 and Concorde; get up close to famous Second World War classics including the Spitfire, Lancaster and Tiger Moth; and stare up into the guts of the Vulcan bomber.

Whats On

IWM Presents: D-Day 75 Daks Over Duxford
Experience
Daks Over Duxford

IWM Duxford

4 – 5 June

Dragon Rapide flying over IWM Duxford
©Classic Wings
Experience
Flight Experiences

IWM Duxford

Permanent

Patrouille de France at Duxford Air Festival
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Duxford Air Shows
Duxford Air Festival 2019

IWM Duxford

Saturday and Sunday 25-26 May 2019

Half Term

AEROPLANE INVESTIGATORS: FROM MINI-BEASTS TO MELTING METAL
Family, Half term
Aeroplane Investigators

IWM Duxford

28 May 2019

IWM Duxford, Children running between planes
IWM
Family, Half term
Paper Plane Challenge

IWM Duxford

29 and 31 May 2019

A Veteran tells his story at Duxford
©IWM
Family, Half term
We Were There: Meet Veterans and Eyewitnesses

IWM Duxford

30 May 2019

Your Visit

Inside the Historic Duxford Exhibition watch room
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Permanent display
Historic Duxford

IWM Duxford

Permanent

Inside the American Air Museum
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Permanent display
American Air Museum

IWM Duxford

Permanent

View of inside of AirSpace exhibit
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Permanent display
AirSpace

IWM Duxford

Permanent

D-Day 75

D-Day 75
© IWM

D-Day 75

Fighter aircraft flew from IWM Duxford on D-Day.

Discover Britain’s best preserved Second World War airfield. Get up close to aircraft that flew on 6 June 1944, then explore the sights and sounds of the D-Day landings in the immersive Normandy Experience.

See where D-Day history took flight. Read More

IWM Duxford

Duxford Air Shows 2019

IWM Duxford

Duxford Air Shows 2019

Duxford Air Festival, Flying Legends and the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show are advance ticket only events, with limited ticket numbers available. Book now.
Typhoon at Duxford Air Festival
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Getting to IWM Duxford

  • By Bus

    Monday to Saturday

    The 7A bus from Trumpington Park and Ride stops at IWM Duxford and Whittlesford Parkway Station.

     

    Sunday

    There is a direct Myalls 132 bus service from Cambridge Station to IWM Duxford.

     

    Further details and timetable on this information sheet.

     

  • By train

    The nearest train stations to IWM Duxford are:

    • Whittlesford Parkway
    • Royston
    • Cambridge

    There are taxi ranks at Royston and Cambridge, or you can take the 7A bus from Whittlesford Parkway (Monday to Saturday only).

     

    Visit National Rail, Thames Link, Greater Anglia or Cross Country for further details on train timetables and prices. 

     

  • By car or coach

    IWM Duxford is south of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, less than 50 miles from Central London and approximately 40 minutes from the M25 (Junction 27).

     

    IWM Duxford is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North, via the M11.

     

    There is free parking for customers of IWM Duxford (with the exception of special event days).

Location

Duxford Airfield
Address

IWM Duxford
Duxford
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR

  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway

Tickets

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Special rates for groups and schools 

Entry to the American Air Museum is included in standard admission to IWM Duxford.

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Ticket FAQs

 

ONLINE * ON THE DAY *

Adult

Aged 16 – 59 years

£18 £20

Child

(5-15, under 5s free) Must be accompanied by an adult

£9 £10

Family 1 adult and up to 3 children

£31.50 £35

Family 2 adults and up to 6 children

£45 £50

Concessions

Senior 60+/ student / disabled

£14.40 £16

IWM Member

Members do not need to pre-book their visit

Free Free

Facilities

  • Accessibility

    We are committed to ensuring IWM Duxford is accessible to all visitors.

  • Shopping at IWM Duxford

    Our shop offers a wide range of unique and distinctive mementos and gifts, with something for every taste and budget.

  • Eating and Drinking

    Visit our on-site restaurant or one of our cafés at IWM Duxford.  Each location has something different to offer; from a full American style hot meal in The Workshop Restaurant, deli sandwiches whilst seated within The Armoury Café and Kitchen or sampling a freshly-baked cake and refreshing drink overlooking the latest American Air Museum collections

  • Information for pilots

    Imperial War Museums owns and operates Duxford Airfield, a celebrated historic airfield that first opened in 1918 and remains operational today. Duxford airfield is Prior Permission Required (PPR) and landing fees apply. 

  • Safety at IWM

    The safety of our staff, visitors and collections is of the upmost importance to IWM and we use integrated security measures to ensure this is maintained. We kindly ask that you allow sufficient time for our staff to complete their checks upon arrival at our Museums. Please do not bring any prohibited items as they may be confiscated.

  • Visitor Map

    Plan your visit.