There’s so much to see and do at IWM Duxford, build your model day out with us this summer.

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.

IWM Duxford. Inspiring Stories. Iconic Aircraft.

Top Family Things to Do

  • Vulcan in AirSpace
    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
    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.

  • Mustang landing at IWM Duxford
    Keep your eyes peeled to catch one of our historic aircraft take to the sky

    See how many famous aircraft you can spot on our airfield.

  • Inside the Play Area at IWM Duxford
    Let your imagination run wild in our aviation themed play area

    Climb, explore and have fun in our Lancaster play area and kids control tower.

  • Concorde at IWM Duxford
    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
    Take on a family mission

    Complete team challenges, paratrooper assignments and learn about Duxford's role on D-Day with Family Mission: D-Day Edition, an interactive storytelling experience. 

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

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

  • Russian Tank at IWM Duxford
    Size up to tanks and military vehicles

    See the amazing military vehicles used throughout history in our Land Warfare exhibition. Who was Monty, and can you spot him with his caravan?

  • Children undertaking the documentary challenge
    Star in your own documentary

    Create, film and feature in your own mini-documentary about IWM Duxford. Packs available from the Visitor Centre.

Family Activities

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We Were There: Meet Veterans and Eyewitnesses

IWM Duxford

Every Thu, 1- 29 Aug

Children constructing parachutes at IWM Duxford
Flight Academy

IWM Duxford

Every Wed & Fri 26 Jul - 30 Aug

Aeroplane Investigators

IWM Duxford

Every Tue, 30 Jul - 27 Aug

Top Tips for Visiting IWM Duxford

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




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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


Family 1 adult and up to 3 children

£31.50 £35

Family 2 adults and up to 6 children

£45 £50


Aged 16 – 59 years

£18 £20


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

£9 £10


Senior 60+/ student / disabled

£14.40 £16

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