Plan your day, 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 the Refuel Restaurant with views overlooking the airfield. The Citroen Van 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
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.
When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit the Wessex Café in Historic Hangars? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets
The Royal Air Force Museum Shop has a gift for everyone one from pocket money toys to specialist aviation gifts.
See what events are planned at our London site
Read the latest news from our London Museum
Lancaster Membership has been designed for people that wish to support the Museum from afar
Lightning Membership has been designed for people that wish to visit the Museum regularly
RADAR Magazine is a thrice yearly publication of the RAF Museum, bringing you access behind-the-scene
Two of our Trustees set out on an epic walk-a-thon in aid of the RAF Museum Centenary Programme.
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.
Without you assistance we would not be able to care for our collections, read our varied audiences or share our objects with a world wide audience.
If you have any questions about supporting the RAF Museum, here you can find out how to contact our Fundraising Department.
The Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation ensures that the shared aviation heritage of the USA and the UK is kept alive in the memories of our two great nations.
Details are available on request
Closed Circuit Television is used in the public areas of the Hendon and Cosford sites.
The Museum’s Guidelines on the Receipt of Presents and Hospitality are available on the website. The Hospitality Books are available on application to the Chief Financial Officer email@example.com
Available on application to the Chief Financial Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about the collection and access to it is given via the Museum’s website in the research section. The Navigator feature gives online access to a selection of over 40,000 records from the Museum’s catalogue, including images of objects.
There is a page on the website for each aircraft displayed at the London and Cosford sites, from which detailed histories can be downloaded.
Access to over 300,000 personnel records from the First World War is available viawww.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk. The records include casualty cards for member of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force, together with the text of the RAF Muster Roll and the first Air Force List.
The Reading Room at the London site is available by appointment
Details of exhibitions and events can be viewed at:
Charges for the provision of copies are published on the Reading Room page.
Charges for venue hire can be viewed at:
Charges for Parking can be viewed at:
To find out more about volunteering please click here.
Details of the facilities and events offered by the Department of Access & Learning are published at:
Guidebooks for the Hendon and Cosford sites are available at the relevant site, at £3.50 each.
The following publications are available from the shops at the Hendon and Cosford sites and can be ordered from www.rafmuseumshop.com
The Tradition is Safe - A colourful souvenir book giving a brief history of the Royal Air Force, and including the RAF Museum aircraft collection list, (£3.50)
RAF Hendon – the birthplace of aerial power (£7.95)
RADAR magazine is published quarterly and gives stories behind the collection, up-to-date news and information on what's happening at the Museum and interviews with key people in the know.
It is available in our shops at London and Cosford for £4.00 per issue. An annual subscription to RADAR is one of the benefits of our Lightning and Lancaster Membership packages.
Podcasts are published on a variety of subjects, examining in detail elements of the history of the Royal Air Force and our sites at London, Cosford and Stafford. They can be downloaded from the media vault.
The Museum publishes a free electronic newsletter. To subscribe, or to unsubscribe, click here.
Leaflets giving advice on several popular research topics are published in the research section.
Information for potential donors of artefacts is in the support us section.
Details of facilities for Corporate Events are available at:
Information for those organising group visits is at:
In accordance with Section 3.18 of the Museums Association’s Code of Ethics http://www.museumsassociation.org/ethics/code-of-ethics the Museum is not able to offer valuations of material held by the public.
Releases are placed on the respective news pages for London and Cosford and are removed once their relevance, as far as the public is concerned, has lapsed. Press releases in the Media Vault remain to form an online archival resource for journalists to use.
This relates to the immunity from seizure of Cultural Objects on loan from overseas. The RAF Museum has not made any applications for immunity under the Act.
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