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
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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 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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