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VISIT RAF MUSEUM

COSFORD

COSFORD
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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Welcome to our Cosford site - Admission is free 

Free Admission

We are free to enter and offer a great day our 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. We look forward to welcoming you.  For details of news and events, please click here.

On display in Cosford

Soar through the skies

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family, so make 2018, the year of the Royal Air Force's Centenary, the year to visit us.

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. 

PLAN YOUR VISIT TODAY

What’s going on

Cosford at 80 Exhibition
3 April 2018 - 28 February 2019

Cosford at 80 Exhibition

Cosford at 80 is our new exhibition on display...

Location: Cosford

Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition
4 April - 31 December 2018

Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition

The paintings on display in the art gallery...

Location: Cosford

Little Swift Family Trail
17 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

Little Swift Family Trail

Little Swift Family Trail 17-23 December...

Location: Cosford

Nimrod Tours 2019
15 April - 31 August 2019

Nimrod Tours 2019

Climb aboard the Nimrod on selected dates...

Location: Cosford

RAF Cosford Air Show 2019
9 June 2019

RAF Cosford Air Show 2019

RAF Cosford Air Show will be on the 9 June...

Location: Cosford

Armed Forces Weekend
29 - 30 June 2019

Armed Forces Weekend

Celebrate Armed Forces Day with us on 29...

Location: Cosford

Greyhounds Play
29 June 2019

Greyhounds Play

Second World War theatre performance on...

Location: Cosford

Large Model Air Show
6 - 7 July 2019

Large Model Air Show

Hundreds of scale models of iconic aircraft...

Location: Cosford

Cosford Food Festival 2019
20 - 21 July 2019

Cosford Food Festival 2019

Cosford Food Festival Saturday 20 and Sunday...

Location: Cosford

Vintage and Handmade Festival
17 - 18 August 2019

Vintage and Handmade Festival

Returning for a second year check out our...

Location: Cosford

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Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

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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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