Our Cosford site is now closed until at least 1 May 2020
please visit our Coronavirus Update page for further information
OPENING TIMES
March - October: 10:00am - 5:00pm last entry 4:00pm
November – February: 10:00am - 4:00pm last entry 3:00pm
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RAF Museum Cosford

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Shropshire TF11 8UP

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Welcome to our Cosford site. We hope to see you again soon.

Free Admission

We are free to enter and offer a brilliant day out for all. 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.

Entry is free and we are open daily from 10.00am. For details of news and events, please click here

Click here for the latest news about the Museum's response to coronavirus

On display in Cosford

Soar through the skies

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family.

Discover the amazing stories of those who have served in the RAF.  Housed in our wartime hangars and in the National Cold War Exhibition you will find a fantastic display of aircraft and exhibits.  Learn about the bravery of pilots in Test Flight and see the last surviving example of a Boulton Paul Defiant Mk 1 in War in the Air. 

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What’s going on

Car Rallies at Cosford 2020
18 March - 31 December 2020

Car Rallies at Cosford 2020

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Museum closed until at least 1 May 2020
18 March - 1 May 2020

Museum closed until at least 1 May 2020

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Animal Easter Trail
4 - 19 April 2020

Animal Easter Trail

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‘An Evening in Conversation,’ featuring former F-14 Top Gun pilot, Greg “Stubby” Stubbs
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Hurricane 80K Challenge
21 April - 10 July 2020

Hurricane 80K Challenge

Run,walk or jog 80K in 80 days!

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VE Day Street Party
8 - 10 May 2020

VE Day Street Party

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Open Cockpits Weekend
27 - 28 June 2020

Open Cockpits Weekend

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Cosford Food Festival 2020
18 - 19 July 2020

Cosford Food Festival 2020

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Vintage and Handmade Festival
15 - 16 August 2020

Vintage and Handmade Festival

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Spitfire 10K and Spitfire Family Run Cosford 2020
30 August 2020

Spitfire 10K and Spitfire Family Run Cosford...

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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
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Share your RAF Stories

Collecting stories throughout the world

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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

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Make a Donation

Make a difference through a donation

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Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

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Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

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First World War Casualty Cards

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

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