How to book a visit

We are now taking bookings for September 2022 - July 2023.

All schools (UK and overseas) must book in advance.

  1. Fill out the Schools Visit Request Form stating the day(s) you would like to visit
  2. You will receive a booking confirmation when availability allows.
  3. Please don't make travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation email with your Visit Confirmation Letter attached.
  4. Payment can be made in advance or on arrival.
  5. Check the booking information and Terms and Conditions.
  6. Identify potential risks during your visit.
  7. Download a map of IWM Duxford 
  8. If you have any questions email [email protected]

Please note children must be supervised at all times with at least one adult for every ten children. Large groups may have to be divided.

Covid-19 Safety Measures

Click here to download our safety measures document to find out how we are keeping you safe on your visit.

Request a school visit


Please note:

You need to make an advanced booking for a visit to qualify for the concessionary rate.

If you come with no advanced booking you will need to pay for your whole group (including the children).

From April 2022


Under 5


School child during Term Time

Age 5-15. Visit must be booked in advance to qualify for this concessionary rate.


School child

Age 5 - 15. This is for visits outside of school term time.


School student

Age 16-18


Supervising adult

Students and children must be supervised at all times with one adult for every 10 children



One per disabled person


Additional adults


Frequently asked questions

We are committed to ensuring IWM Duxford is accessible to all visitors. For more information see our Accessibility page.

See our Accessibility page for more details. Please get in touch if you have any requirements you wish to discuss.

IWM Duxford has limited public transport connections. Please check local bus timetables for more information or get directions via Google Maps, the AA Route planner or National Rail for more details.

We have a lunch space for schools and groups. When you book a visit to IWM you will be allocated a lunch time spot.

When using the lunchroom please ensure you do not remain in the space for longer than your allocated time. You are welcome to use the cleaning products provided to wipe down tables. Frequent cleaning will also be in place.

If you have any questions email [email protected]

We encourage teachers to conduct pre-visit planning. To request two free group leader pre-visit tickets email [email protected]

Please see IWM Identified Risk to help you with your own risk assessment.

Home Education groups are welcome to book a self-guided visit in groups of 15 or more and school sessions can be booked for Home Educated groups of any size.  If the number in your group is less than 15 please consider buying a family ticket at our paid sites or taking part in a family activity.