There's something for every family at IWM Duxford. Build your model day out with us.

Discover the stories of the men and women who lived and worked at RAF Duxford, walk in their footsteps across the mile long site and watch aircraft take to the skies on the historic airfield.

Make the most of your upcoming visit by reading our top tips. With practical information for families on how long you’ll spend at IWM Duxford, what to bring and more. 

IWM Duxford. Inspiring Stories. Iconic Aircraft.

Top Family Things to Do

  • Family looking up at the Vulcan in AirSpace
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    Walk under the belly of a Vulcan bomber

    Discover this jet-powered, high-altitude strategic bomber and learn how aircraft fly in AirSpace.

  •  Child in flying hat at IWM Duxford
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    Get into character and dress up like a pilot

    Try on a real flying jacket in the American Air Museum and become an RAF pilot officer in our Historic Duxford exhibit.

  • Spitfires flying in the skies above Duxford
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    Watch one of our historic aircraft take to the sky

    Keep your eyes peeled to see our aircraft take off from our live airfield.

     

     

  • Family looking up at Concorde in AirSpace
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    Hop on the Concorde, an aeroplane faster than the speed of sound!

    See inside this turbojet-powered supersonic airliner. Find Concorde in AirSpace

  • Family mission d-day edition IWM Duxford in progress
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    Let your imagination run wild

    Take on a D-Day Mission Become the latest recruits of paratroopers with this interactive storytelling experience

  • Family taking a Spitfire selfie
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    Get a selfie with a Spitfire

    Get close to a Spitfire and Hurricane in the Battle of Britain exhibit.

How To Build The Model Day Out

Build Your Model Day Out

How To Build The Model Day Out

|1| Kids at the weekend
|2| Super cool parent
, Stick 1 & 2 together
|3| Mega humongous hangar, Place 1 & 2 in 3
|4| Phone
, Stick selfies online with 4
|5| Yummy lunch
, Refuel 1 with 5
|6| Real flying Spitfire
, Watch 6 to create 7
|7| Speechless kids
, Allow 7 to take hold
|8| Awesome aircraft, Affix 7 in front of 8
|9| Inspiring stories
, Place 9 carefully in heads of 7
|10| Worn out kids 

October Half Term Activities

'Meet the Veterans' event at IWM North.
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Family, Half term
We Were There: Meet Veterans and Eyewitnesses

IWM Duxford

24 October 2019

Children taking part in Aeroplane Investigators
Family, Half term
Aeroplane Investigators

IWM Duxford

22 and 29 October

Children taking part in Flight Academy at IWM Duxford
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Family, Half term
Flight Academy

IWM Duxford

21, 23, 25 and 28 October

Family Activities this Winter

Children taking part in Aeroplane Investigators
Family
Aeroplane Investigators

IWM Duxford

Tuesday 31 December

Children taking part in Flight Academy at IWM Duxford
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Family
Flight Academy

IWM Duxford

Monday 23 December, Monday 30 December, and Wednesday 1 January

Girls saluting in front of B-17 inside the American Air Museum
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Family
Cockpit Command

IWM Duxford

Friday 20 December, Friday 27 December and Friday 3 January

Family mission d-day edition IWM Duxford in progress
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Family
Family Mission: D-Day Edition

IWM Duxford

Friday 27 December, and Tuesday 31 December to Friday 3 January

Take a look at our full list of activities. Discover more.

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 *

Family 1 adult and up to 3 children

£31.50 £35

Family 2 adults and up to 6 children

£45 £50

Adult

Aged 16 – 59 years

£18 £20

Child

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

£9 £10

Concessions

Senior 60+/ student / disabled

£14.40 £16

IWM Member

Members do not need to pre-book their visit

Free Free

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