Opening Times
10am to 4pm with AirSpace and the shop open until 5pm
Closed 24, 25 and 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

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




Stand in awe of the world's most famous aircraft at this historic museum. 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.

Whats On

Paper plane challenge at Duxford Air Festival 2018
Half term, Family
Half Term at IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford

Saturday 16 February - Sunday 24 February 2019

Black and white image of Lancaster and crew
© IWM (CH 15165)
The Inside View: The Lancaster

IWM Duxford

Until end of April

Tour, Activity
Duxford Uncovered: The Historic Site

IWM Duxford

Until end of March

Your Visit

Inside the Historic Duxford Exhibition watch room
Permanent display
Historic Duxford

IWM Duxford


Inside the American Air Museum
Permanent display
American Air Museum

IWM Duxford


View of inside of AirSpace exhibit
Permanent display

IWM Duxford


IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford Air shows

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford Air shows

Tickets for Duxford Air Shows 2019 are now on sale!
Duxford Air Shows 2019

Daks Over Duxford


Daks Over Duxford

4 – 5 June
IWM Duxford
As part of IWM’s D-Day75 anniversary week of events Daks Over Duxford will bring the extraordinary story of D-Day to life, uniting the greatest number of Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Dakota aircraft in one location since the Second World War.
IWM Presents: D-Day 75 Daks Over Duxford

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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 tanks 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 (with the exception of special event days).


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
CB22 4QR

  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway


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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


  • 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

  • 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.