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.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT
EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher,self-directed learning resources for teachers and students, classroom/study area.
Admission is free for children under 16. There is a charge for pre-booked educational sessions.
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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
- Baby changing facilities
- Cash Point
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Wheelchairs available
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality