- Plan your day
- Things to see and do
- On display
- Exhibitions & displays
- Virtual tours
- 4D Experience
- Virtual Reality Zone
- Typhoon Simulator
- Conservation Centre
- What’s going on?
- Group visits
- Schools and colleges
- Venue hire
The glass fronted Visitor Centre is the welcome point at the start of your visit. Here, our team of staff are available at the Admissions Desk if you have any questions. You can purchase a souvenir guide book for your visit at £5.00.
There are a number of car parks on site with ample spaces. Parking for Blue Badge holders and families is available on Car Park 1 on arrival. Charges apply for parking – click here for details.
Purchase your lunch in the Airfield Kitchen or bring your own food and eat outside in the spacious grounds.
The site is fully accessible to wheelchair users, and has a Changing Places Toilet located in our Visitor Centre. Our staff are happy to help any visitor wherever possible. An access statement is also available here.
Animals, other than registered Assistance Dogs accompanying their owners, are not allowed inside any building. Please be aware that there is no parking with shade on a hot day.
Baby changing facilities are available for visitors with younger children in the Visitor Centre and hangars.
We have a range of interactive exhibits designed to excite and inform young minds.
Don’t forget to visit the Gift Shop at the exit of the National Cold War Exhibition, where you will find a wide selection of gifts and souvenirs to suit all budgets. You can also shop online from home.
Flight Simulator, 4D Experience and Virtual Reality Zone
Wearing of Facemasks
In accordance with current government guidance about Covid-19 we strongly advise that you wear a face covering in our galleries, restaurant* and shop, unless exempt from doing so.
You do not need to wear one when outside in our green spaces, unless it makes you more comfortable to do so. We would also ask that when in our buildings that our visitors be aware of others around them and where possible maintain a social distance of 1 metre.
*Except when seated.