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Educational Visits


Imperial War Museum Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford


Deborah Mason

01223 499341


CB22 4QR


Set within the best preserved Battle of Britain airfield, Duxford is a vibrant museum that marries its historic past with modern displays, interactive exhibitions, events and attractions. Come and wander amongst two hundred aircraft to discover the science, engineering and fascinating human stories behind the machines that changed our world forever.

We offer an extensive learning programme to cater for all ages and a variety of subjects. Stimulating workshops, illustrated talks, tours, handling sessions, role-play scenarios and popular special days.
Relevant to many subjects such as history, design and technology, art, science, literacy, numeracy, PSHE and citizenship at all key stages.

OPENING TIMES: All year (except 24, 25 and 26 December). Summer season (mid March to mid October), daily 1000-1800. Winter season (mid October to mid March), daily 1000-1600.

Free preliminary visit for teacher,self-directed learning resources for teachers and students, classroom/study area.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality


Admission is free for children under 16. There is a charge for pre-booked educational sessions.

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Map reference: TL 458461  Lat: 52.09475 Long: 0.12818

By Road:
From the M11: South of Cambridge, IWM Duxford is on jct 10 of the M11/A505.

By Public transport:
The nearest train stations are Whittlesford, Royston and Cambridge. There are taxi ranks at both Royston and Cambridge stations. Whittlesford station is the closest to the museum but does not have a taxi rank; please make sure to book your taxi in advance

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality