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
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RAF Museum Cosford

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Shropshire TF11 8UP

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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 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.

Summer of Spitfire is a new season of activities centred around the most iconic aircraft ever built. Cosford is home to the world's oldest Spitfire and for summer 2019 only see a Spitfire PR. XIX on display.

Entry is free and we are open daily from 10.00am. 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.

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 2019
1 January - 31 December 2019

Car Rallies at Cosford 2019

The RAF Museum Cosford is a popular venue...

Location: Cosford

Summer of Spitfire 2019
1 July - 1 September 2019

Summer of Spitfire 2019

Join us this summer for an exciting range...

Location: Cosford

Cold War Cockpits
22 July - 31 August 2019

Cold War Cockpits

Our Cold War cockpits will be open for close...

Location: Cosford

Nimrod Tours 2019
22 July - 26 September 2019

Nimrod Tours 2019

Climb on board the Nimrod with our special...

Location: Cosford

Life Stories: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
31 August 2019

Life Stories: Battle of Britain Memorial...

Air Commodore Paul Godfrey will share his...

Location: Cosford

Spitfire 10K and Spitfire Family Run Cosford 2019
1 September 2019

Spitfire 10K and Spitfire Family Run Cosford...

Join us for our 2019 Spitfire 10k and the...

Location: Cosford

Spitfire Family Run 2019
1 September 2019

Spitfire Family Run 2019

Join us for our Family run on 1 September...

Location: Cosford

Life Stories: From Basra to Sydney
14 September 2019

Life Stories: From Basra to Sydney

Sgt Paul Twitchell will take you on a gritty,...

Location: Cosford

 Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Outdoor Cinema Screening
20 September 2019

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Outdoor...

Join us for an evening of fast jets and...

Location: Cosford

Outdoor Cinema Screenings
20 - 21 September 2019

Outdoor Cinema Screenings

Join us for an evening of fast jets and...

Location: Cosford

3 Pilots 1 War

Discover the amazing story of three First World War Pilots

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 Bernard Rice

Bernard Rice

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

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