Plan your visit, see when the RAF Museum Cosford is open. Contact us on 01902 376 200 or email@example.com
How to find us and travel to the RAF Museum Cosford by car, train, bus or bike.
Enjoy lunch in Refuel with views overlooking the airfield. The Cold War Cafe in the National Cold War Exhibition is ideal for morning coffee and a cake.
The Royal Air Force Museum Shop has a gift for everyone from pocket money toys to specialist aviation gifts.
A car parking charge Is payable
See what events are scheduled at Cosford
Find out the latest news and updates for our Cosford site
Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency
Plan a day, see the opening hours & closure dates for RAF Museum London. Contact us on 020 8205 2266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How to find us and travel to the RAF Museum London by car, train, bus or bike.
Discover our brand new green space in which to picnic and relax
Explore our brand new outdoor playground
We now have six charging points for electric vehicles
When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit Claude's between Hangars 2 and 6? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets
Specially created for visitors 3 - 8 by our Access and Learning Team
See what events are planned at our London site
Read the latest news from our London Museum
Want to know more about how to leave a Legacy to the RAF Museum?
Interested in sponsorship opportunities?
Want to become a Patron?
Find out more about our American Foundation?
Get more from the Museum and be part of the RAF Story
Join the RAF Museum as a volunteer and create a unique experience for yourself and our visitors. Bring your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills or try something new.
A little information about what you can expect from us and what we ask of our volunteers.
Find out about our recruitment process, what you gain and who our volunteering is for (everyone!)
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On this page we will publish the latest news about what we are doing to ensure that our visitors, volunteers and staff can enjoy a safe environment in which to discover more about the RAF Story.
Regular messaging will also be placed on our social media channels under the tag @rafmuseum. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin and on two dedicated pages on Facebook, RAF Museum London and RAF Museum Cosford.
You may also read here frequently asked questions we are receiving about what we are doing.
The health and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our highest priority. In line with the latest advice from Public Health England, the Royal Air Force Museum at London, Cosford and Stafford will be closed temporarily from 6.00pm on 17 March until at least 1 May 2020.
While we are closed, please keep in touch by visiting our social media channels and our website.
We will continue to update them with the latest information. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
If you have booked a ticket for a Spitfire 360 Degree flight in Cosford, our Dambusters VR experience or Spitfire Cockpit Tour in London or for any other Museum event before 1 May please email email@example.com so that we can issue you with a refund or book you an alternative date.
At the moment, we are working with our various partners for all Museum events after 1 May to continue as planned. This decision will be reviewed and updated as required.
These will be communicated to the public via our website and social media channels.
As part of our closure, our Reading Room in will be closed until at least 1 May 2020.
We have also suspended our enquiries system, firstname.lastname@example.org, to all new enquiries.
If you are writing to us about an enquiry submitted prior to 17 March, these will be attended to when the Museum reopens and there is no need to re submit it to the team.
We will share updates on plans for re-opening through our website and social media channels.
We have suspended our telephone enquiry service.
If you have a general enquiry about our London site, please email: email@example.com.
If you have a general enquiry about our Cosford site, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A member of the team will answer your enquiry as soon as they can, but please bear in mind that it may take them longer than normal to do so.
All school activities (visits, workshops, events, outreach etc.) will be suspended during our closure period. Emails will be sent directly by our Access and Learning Teams at either site, giving further details and inviting teachers to re-book their classes later in the year.
Our intent is to still run our free STEM residential summer school at Cosford in late July. This will be kept under review. If you are a teacher and have a current Year 10 student who has shown an aptitude in STEM and would benefit from such a course we would love to hear from you still. To find out more about this opportunity, please visit our STAAR pages. Our Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residential school is generously funded by the Northrop Grumman Foundation.
Our online shopping service is continuing to run at rafmuseumshop.com, however please allow up to 28 days for your delivery.
If, during this difficult period, you would like to help us continue our goal of telling the RAF Story,please donate here.
In accordance with advice received from our partners we are now stopping the running of our Virtual Reality Experiences at both London and Cosford as of end of play today, as these experiences involve the sharing of facial equipment. At the same time, we have stopped giving Spitfire Cockpit Tours at our London site. If you have booked a ticket for a Spitfire 360 Degree flight in Cosford, or our Dambusters VR experience or Spitfire Cockpit Tour in London please email email@example.com so that we may issue you with a refund. Please note that while we will endeavour to refund you as quickly as possible, it may take up to 20 working days for this to happen. We would like to apologise for any disappointment that this announcement may cause.
In light of the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, the RAF Museum has enacted several precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our visitors:
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