Please see IWM's Covid FAQs for more information.

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 response within ten working days
  3. Please don't make travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation email with your Visit Confirmation Letter attached.
  4. Book a gift bag in advance for collection during your visit
  5. Payment can be made in advance or on arrival.
  6. Check the booking information and Terms and Conditions.
  7. Identify potential risks during your visit.
  8. Download a map of IWM Duxford 
  9. If you have any questions email

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.

Fill out the Schools Visit Request Form to start your booking.


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 1 January 2020


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
What accessibility provisions do you have at IWM? Duxford

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

What provisions are there for SEN students?

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

How do I get to IWM Duxford?

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.

Where can we eat lunch?

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.

Please see IWM’s Covid FAQ’s

How can I contact to find out more?

If you have any questions email

Do I need to carry out a risk assessment?

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

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

Can I book a learning session as a home educator?

Home Education groups are welcome to book a school session provided there is a minimum of 10 students in your group.  If the number of children is less than 10 please consider buying a family ticket at our paid sites or taking part in a family activity.