We are open from 10.00am Bank Holiday Monday. Admission is free
Free Admission - We're open daily from 10.00am (parking charges apply)
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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ADDRESS DETAILS
RAF Museum Cosford

Shifnal
Shropshire TF11 8UP

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HOW TO REACH US
How to reach us

Welcome to our Cosford site. We're open daily throughout Easter - 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.

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

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Nimrod Tours 2019
15 April - 31 August 2019

Nimrod Tours 2019

Climb on board the Nimrod with our special...

Location: Cosford

First World War Half Term
25 May - 2 June 2019

First World War Half Term

Join us and get a closer look at the RAF...

Location: Cosford

Cold War Cockpits - Hunter and Phantom
25 May - 2 June 2019

Cold War Cockpits - Hunter and Phantom

Get a close view of the Hunter cockpit and...

Location: Cosford

Trenchard Lectures in Air Power
30 May 2019

Trenchard Lectures in Air Power

Teaching the British Army the Advantages...

Location: Cosford

D-Day Challenge
6 June - 20 August 2019

D-Day Challenge

Take part in the D-Day challenge to mark...

Location: Cosford

Cold War Lunchtime Lecture: Beyond Airlift and MiniCOINS
7 June 2019

Cold War Lunchtime Lecture: Beyond Airlift...

Beyond Airlift and MiniCOINs: The Politics...

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

Open Cockpits Weekend
22 - 23 June 2019

Open Cockpits Weekend

Join us on Saturday 22 June or Sunday 23...

Location: Cosford

Trenchard Lecture – 27 June
27 June 2019

Trenchard Lecture – 27 June

To be held at the University of Wolverhampton,...

Location: Cosford

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