Free Admission - We're open daily from 10.00am (parking charges apply)
Meet Father Christmas

Christmas Grotto 15 & 16 December - London

Limited tickets available from shop

Christmas Crafts

Free Christmas Story Sessions 15 & 16 December - London

Just drop in. No need to book.

Call for Speakers

Call for Speakers for our 2019 Lecture Series

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RAF Stories

This Christmas share a loved one's RAF Story

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Festive Opening Hours

Our Festive Opening Hours at London & Cosford

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Extraordinary Award

RAF Centenary Anthology Awarded Best British Book 2018

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This holiday season discover a new great day out with family and friends.

We occupy two public sites at Colindale in North London, and Cosford in Shropshire, West Midlands.

Free Admission

Both are free to enter and offer a great day out for all.  This holiday season explore the fascinating story of the RAF and of the thousands of ordinary Servicemen and women who have served in it and whose invaluable contribution has shaped the world that we live in today. There's magic in the air.

VISIT LONDON VISIT COSFORD
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The Polish Memorial at RAF Northolt

What’s going on

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith The Polish Memorial at RAF Northolt.

What’s going on

Cosford at 80 Exhibition
3 April 2018 - 28 February 2019

Cosford at 80 Exhibition

Cosford at 80 is our new exhibition on display...

Location: Cosford

Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition
4 April - 31 December 2018

Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition

The paintings on display in the art gallery...

Location: Cosford

War Brides
4 October 2018 - 15 September 2019

War Brides

An exhibition by Bev Tosh the daughter of...

Location: London

The Spitfire Experience - Cockpit Tour
11 October 2018 - 31 December 2019

The Spitfire Experience - Cockpit Tour

Sit in the cockpit of a real Spitfire

Location: London

Name Your Plane
20 October 2018 - 9 January 2019

Name Your Plane

For one month only, we will be hosting a...

Location: London

The Spitfire Experience - 360° Flight
20 October 2018 - 31 December 2019

The Spitfire Experience - 360° Flight

Put on our VR Goggles and enjoy a six minute...

Location: London

Little Swift Family Trail
17 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

Little Swift Family Trail

Little Swift Family Trail 17-23 December...

Location: Cosford

The Vulcan and Cold War Experience
29 January - 26 November 2019

The Vulcan and Cold War Experience

The Vulcan and Cold War Experience is back...

Location: London

Pillows and Pilots Sleepovers
23 March - 6 April 2019

Pillows and Pilots Sleepovers

Don’t miss the chance to spend a night at...

Location: London

Nimrod Tours 2019
15 April - 31 August 2019

Nimrod Tours 2019

Climb aboard the Nimrod on selected dates...

Location: Cosford

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Share your RAF Stories

Collecting stories throughout the world

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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

RAF Stories
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3 Pilots 1 War

Discover the amazing story of three First World War Pilots

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 Bernard Rice

Bernard Rice

First World War Pilot
3 Pilots 1 War
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

Bringing the amazing stories of the RAF Museum's historic London site to life

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Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

Unassuming Hero
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel
First World War Casualty Cards

You can now read online 300,000+ casualty cards belonging to RFC and RAF personnel

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Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

First World War Ace
First World War Casualty Cards