Free Admission - We're open daily from 10.00am (parking charges apply)
OPENING TIMES
March - October: 10:00am - 5:00pm last entry 4:00pm
November – February: 10:00am - 4:00pm last entry 3:00pm
Bristol 188
ADDRESS DETAILS
RAF Museum Cosford

Shifnal
Shropshire TF11 8UP

Bristol 188
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Welcome to our Cosford site. We're open daily - Admission is free.

 

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

The National Cold War Exhibition will be partially closed on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and between Monday 16 and Thursday 19 December 2019.   The rest of our site will be open as normal. We would like to apologise in advance for any disappointment that this may cause our visitors. 

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

Taster Talks
22 August - 31 December 2019

Taster Talks

Throughout the year our team of Visitor...

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Take a Ride in Santa's Sleigh
25 November 2019 - 5 January 2020

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Letters Home Trail
30 November 2019 - 5 January 2020

Letters Home Trail

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Car Rallies at Cosford 2020
1 January - 31 December 2020

Car Rallies at Cosford 2020

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Photography Workshop
8 February 2020

Photography Workshop

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Photography Night Shoot
14 March 2020

Photography Night Shoot

Join us on Saturday 14 March for our Photography...

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Animal Easter Trail
4 - 19 April 2020

Animal Easter Trail

Join us this Easter time and take part in...

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Cosford Food Festival 2020
18 - 19 July 2020

Cosford Food Festival 2020

Join us for our Cosford Food Festival Saturday...

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Vintage and Handmade Festival
15 - 16 August 2020

Vintage and Handmade Festival

Join us for our third Vintage and Handmade...

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Spitfire Family Run
30 August 2020

Spitfire Family Run

Returning for 2020 join us for our Spitfire...

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