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Schools FAQs

Each school party visit has their own designated timetable to meet the requirements of students and teachers. Our Access & Learning team liaise directly with schools however we have included some of the frequently asked questions listed below.

Where do we go when we arrive?
On arrival, the organising teacher/adult needs to report to the Admissions Desk located in the Visitor Centre. A member of the Access & Learning Department will come out to greet you.  Please note that the museum opens at 10.00am. If your party arrives before this time please wait in your coach or by the entrance to the Visitor Centre until 10.00am as we cannot let you into the museum before this time.

Are all parts of the Museum accessible to wheelchair users?
Yes, all parts of the museum are accessible to wheelchair users. It is helpful if you inform us prior to your visit if there are wheelchair users within your party.

Will we have a personal guide throughout the day?
Your chosen activity is led by museum staff. Visits to other parts of the museum are led by the teachers themselves, but there are members of staff available in all buildings if you have questions.

Should we adhere to the timetable at all times?
The timetable is flexible; however there are some elements that must be adhered to at the specified times e.g. Your chosen activity, lunch and Fun ‘n’ Flight.

Is there a designated lunch area?
The Cosford Crew Room is an indoor lunch room for schools, which must be pre-booked.  If the weather is suitable and you would prefer to eat outside we also have an outdoor picnic area near the Crew Room.

How do I pay?
Please remember to bring payment with you on the day. Payments for workshops are accepted at the Admissions Desk and you can pay with cash or a cheque payable to RAF Museum. If you have requested Simulator rides payment is accepted by cash or cheque made payable to RAF Museum Shop.

What do I do if my question isn't on the list?
For any other questions please contact one of the team on 01902 376 243 or