Lists and registers

Asset registers

Details are available on request.


Closed Circuit Television is used in the public areas of our London and Cosford sites.

Register of gifts and hospitality

The Museum has Guidelines on the Receipt of Presents and Hospitality. The Hospitality Books are available on request to the Director of Finance and Resources. Please email

Register of interests

Details are available on request to the Director of Finance and Resources at

The services we offer

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 aircraft displayed at our 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 via 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 our London site is available by appointment


Details of exhibitions and events can be viewed at:

Services for which fees are charged, and details of charges

Charges for the provision of copies are published on the Reading Room page.

Charges for venue hire and Corporate events can be viewed at:

Charges for Parking can be viewed at:


Opportunities for volunteers

To find out more about volunteering please click here.

Learning Services

Details of the programmes and activities offered by our Access and Learning teams at both sites are published at:

Leaflets, booklets and newsletters

The Museum publishes a regular free e-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.

Information for those organising group visits is at:


Advice and guidance

In accordance with Section 3.18 of the Museums Association’s Code of Ethics the Museum is not able to offer valuations of material held by the public.

Media releases

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.

Publication for the purposes of Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

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.