London opens at 9.30am daily for Half Term, 23 - 31 October

Sit in London's Cold War Phantom Jet on 29 and 30 October

Take-off to Cosford's Night Shoot on 26 and 27 November

Cosford to hold Service of Remembrance, 14 Nov

Get ready for take-off!

Welcome to the RAF Museum.

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We can't wait to welcome you back!

Our Cosford playground is now open daily from 10:00am as are our galleries and exhibitions.

We strongly recommend that all visitors wear a face covering when visiting our galleries, shop and restaurant* unless they were previously exempt from doing so. You will not need to wear one when outside in our green spaces, unless it makes you more comfortable to do so. We would also ask that when in our buildings that our visitors be aware of others around them and where possible maintain a social distance of 1 metre. 

*Except when seated.

Available for schools, workshops streamed to your classroom


Opening times

Mar - Oct: 10am - 5pm. Last entry 4pm

Nov – Feb: 10am - 4pm. Last entry 3pm


Car parking charges may apply

 Car parking charges may apply

Please visit our parking charges page to check before visiting


How to find us

RAF Museum Cosford
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP


For SATNAV use WV7 3EU


Photography Workshop

 Photography Workshop

6 November 2021
Aviation Photography Workshop for Beginners

Be the Pilot this Half-Term: 23 - 31 October

Sit inside a Cold War Jet (Tues and Thurs)

Fly with the Red Arrows in our 4D Experience

Take the pilot's seat in a VR Spitfire

Fly in a Typhoon Jet in our state-of-the-art simulator

Explore the Cold War inside our Hot Spots

Book your Behind the Barriers Tour
War in the Air

Choose from our War in the Air or

National Cold War Exhibition Tours

Tuesdays and Thursdays >
Buy your gifts online

Buy your gifts online

Great aviation gift ideas for all the family

Adopt an Artefact

Adopt an Artefact

Adopt a piece of RAF History

Make a donation

Make a donation

Make a difference through a donation

Leave a Legacy

Leave a Legacy

Leave a gift that inspires future generations

Schools and Colleges

Schools and Colleges

Fascinating workshops to inspire the next generation

Collections Online
Collections Onliine

Collections Onliine

Explore our Collections online

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.

How about visiting our Story Vault containing the casualty records of 300,000 RAF airmen