Our London site will be closed 24 - 29 June inclusive
Our grand re-opening will be 30 June at 10.00am
FREE ADMISSION Come for a flying visit - stay the day
FREE ADMISSION We're open daily from 10:00am

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Opening times

The Entrance of our First World War in the Air exhibition

Museum Closed 24 - 29 June inclusive 

Our London site will be closed from Sunday 24 June to Friday 29 May in preparation of opening our three new exhibitions to the public on 30 June. These are:

  • RAF Stories: The First 100 Years 1918–2018
  • RAF: First to the Future
  • The RAF in an Age of Uncertainty 1980 - Today

We look forward to welcoming you onto our site on Armed Forces Day - 30 June.

General Opening Hours 

10.00am - 6.00pm (last entry 5.30pm) applies March - October

10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm) applies November - February  

Admission to all areas of the Museum is FREE of charge Opens Closes
Milestones of Flight Closed Closed
Historic Hangars 10.00 18.00
Bomber Hall  10.00
Grahame White Factory
10.00 18.00
Hangar 1 Closed Closed
Aeronauts Interactive Centre 10.00 18.00
Wednesday (term time only) 10.00 18.00
Wessex Cafe
10.00 17.45


Last admission to the Museum is 5.30pm. Please note, vehicles may not park on our site before 10.00am, unless part of a pre-booked group. 

Please note: Museum opening times are subject to alteration. Please refer to our London homepage before setting off on your journey.

Car Parking Charges

Please note we are now levying a small car-parking charge at our London site. Click here for car parking charges.

Every effort is made to keep the entire Museum open during scheduled opening times, is not always possible for health and safety reasons. We are not always able to give advance notification of any closures. We apologise for an inconvenience that this may cause. The most likely areas to be affected by closures are:

Admissions Policy

  • Children under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times during their visit.
  • For admission purposes and for your safety, we will record your admission. Please let us have your postcode for marketing purposes.
  • We reserve the right to refuse admission to the Museum at any time.
  • Personal Photography and filming is permitted, those with commercial requirement please visit Commercial Photography for more information.
  • Some charging may be necessary for Holiday Activities.


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