Opening Times
10am to 4pm, with AirSpace open until 5pm.
Closed 24, 25 & 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




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. There’s so much to discover at IWM Duxford.

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

Explore IWM Duxford

Messerschmitt Bf109e in the Battle of Britain exhibition
Permanent display
Battle of Britain

IWM Duxford


Inside the American Air Museum
Permanent display
American Air Museum

IWM Duxford


View of inside of AirSpace exhibit
Permanent display

IWM Duxford


Families at IWM Duxford

Families at IWM Duxford

There’s so much to see and do at IWM Duxford, build your model day out with us. Plus,  find out more about our programme of family activities in the half term and school holidays.  
Boy in the rain at IWM Duxford

Whats On

Avro Lancaster in AirSpace
The Inside View: The Lancaster

IWM Duxford


Visitors on the electric vehicle during their historic tour of Duxford
Duxford Uncovered: The Historic Site

IWM Duxford

Saturday and Sundays through the winter months weather dependant. Enquire upon arrival.

george culling book
Meet the Author
Meet The Author: George Culling

IWM Duxford

15 December 2019

Duxford Events

GA aircraft flying over IWM Duxford graphic
Conference, Professional development
General Aviation Expo 2020

IWM Duxford

25 April 2020

The Blades display team at Duxford Air Festival
Duxford Air Shows
Duxford Air Festival

IWM Duxford

23 May 2020 to 24 May 2020

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Duxford Air Shows
80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

IWM Duxford

19 September 2020 to 20 September 2020

Special Experiences

  • Classic Wings Dh89 Dragon Rapide flying over IWM Duxford
    Classic Wings
    Classic Wings

    Take to the skies in one of a number of original vintage aircraft at IWM Duxford with Classic Wings.

  • Spitfires flying together
    Aerial Collective
    Aerial Collective

    Take an adventure above the clouds with Aerial Collective from IWM Duxford. Book an exclusive Spitfire, Mustang or Sea Fury flight experience.

Join IWM Membership

Join IWM Membership

Become a member for a year of great days out at all five IWM museums. Benefits include unlimited free admission to HMS Belfast, Churchill War Rooms and IWM Duxford from just £35.
Join IWM membership

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.



    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).


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
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  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway

2019 Tickets

Book your tickets online and save 10%

Special rates for groups and schools 

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

Buy your tickets in advance online for fast-track entry

Ticket FAQs




Aged 16 – 59 years

£18 £20


(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


Senior 60+/ student / disabled

£14.40 £16

IWM Member

Members do not need to pre-book their visit

Free Free


One per disabled visitor

Free Free


  • 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. Please note our Workshop Restaurant is closed from 11 November 2019 - 15 February 2020 and we apologise for any inconvenience.

  • 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.