Please check National Rail before setting out on your train journey to Cosford
No train service between Cosford and Birmingham due to flooding in Shrewsbury Area
Both our London and Cosford sites are open daily from 10.00am (car-parking charges apply)
Sit in the pilot's seat in our VR Experience Lounge (charges apply)
Free Admission - We're open daily from 10.00am (car-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

Shifnal
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 brilliant day out 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. For details of news and events, please click here

Trains to and from Birmingham New Street and Cosford are currently not running due to flooding in the Shrewsbury area. Please check National Rail before setting off on your journey.

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 2020
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Car Rallies at Cosford 2020

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Photography Night Shoot - SOLD OUT
14 March 2020

Photography Night Shoot - SOLD OUT

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Wolverhampton Seminar: Anglo-US relationship at the start of the Cold War
19 March 2020

Wolverhampton Seminar: Anglo-US relationship...

This talk will explore how the start of...

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Cold War Lunchtime Lecture - Cuban Missile Crisis: How close did Britain come to Armageddon
20 March 2020

Cold War Lunchtime Lecture - Cuban Missile...

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Animal Easter Trail
4 - 19 April 2020

Animal Easter Trail

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‘An Evening in Conversation,’ featuring former F-14 Top Gun pilot, Greg “Stubby” Stubbs
18 April 2020

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Hurricane 80K Challenge
21 April - 10 July 2020

Hurricane 80K Challenge

Run,walk or jog 80K in 80 days!

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VE Day Street Party
8 - 10 May 2020

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Open Cockpits Weekend
27 - 28 June 2020

Open Cockpits Weekend

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Cosford Food Festival 2020
18 - 19 July 2020

Cosford Food Festival 2020

Join us for our Cosford Food Festival Saturday...

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