Plan your visit, see when the RAF Museum Cosford is open. Contact us on 01902 376 200 or email@example.com
How to find us and travel to the RAF Museum Cosford by car, train, bus or bike.
Enjoy lunch in Refuel with views overlooking the airfield. The Citroen Van in the National Cold War Exhibition is ideal for morning coffee and a cake.
The Royal Air Force Museum Shop has a gift for everyone from pocket money toys to specialist aviation gifts.
A car parking charge Is payable
See what events are scheduled at Cosford
Find out the latest news and updates for our Cosford site
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Plan a day, see the opening hours & closure dates for RAF Museum London. Contact us on 020 8205 2266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How to find us and travel to the RAF Museum London by car, train, bus or bike.
Discover our brand new green space in which to picnic and relax
Explore our brand new outdoor playground
We now have six charging points for electric vehicles
When you need to refuel during your visit why not visit Claude's between Hangars 2 and 6? At this eatery you will find a variety of delicious home-made offerings to suit all tastes and pockets
The Royal Air Force Museum Shop has a gift for everyone one from pocket money toys to specialist aviation gifts.
Sit in our Mk16 Spitfire and receive a tour of its cockpit or try out our new virtual reality experience and pilot your own Spitfire. Charges apply.
See what events are planned at our London site
Read the latest news from our London Museum
Find out how to become a member and support the RAF Museum.
There are lots of ways you can support us.
Get more from the Museum and be part of the RAF Story
Join the RAF Museum as a volunteer and create a unique experience for yourself and our visitors. Bring your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills or try something new.
A little information about what you can expect from us and what we ask of our volunteers.
Find out about our recruitment process, what you gain and who our volunteering is for (everyone!)
Without you assistance we would not be able to care for our collections, read our varied audiences or share our objects with a world wide audience.
If you have any questions about supporting the RAF Museum, here you can find out how to contact our Fundraising Department.
The Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation ensures that the shared aviation heritage of the USA and the UK is kept alive in the memories of our two great nations.
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The following FAQs apply to those schools who have booked a workshop at the Museum. If you are visiting on a self-guided visit please refer to our self-guided FAQs.
If you have not booked yet then please do fill out our online booking form.
The Museum opens from 10.00am
Our volunteers will meet you once you’ve arrived to the Museum and we are
open to the public. If arriving by coach please stay on this where he/she will
meet you. If you’re coming via public transport please head straight to the
main entrance (Hangar 1) where he/she will meet you at 10.00am. Once they’ve
met you they will explain where to meet for your workshop and where lunch will
be. Then they will take you to where your bags and coats will be stored for the
Please see following links
View available resource materials
Museum Risk assessment
A pre-visit to our site is advisable as there's lots to see! If you are able to visit between 10.30am and 4.00pm (Monday to Friday) a member of the Access & Learning team may be available to have a quick chat with you on your pre-visit. To enquire further please do email us: email@example.com
Our workshops are designed to fit around your curriculum. Let us know on your booking form what your Learning Objectives are and speak to your presenter at the start of the workshop so they can pitch the workshop for you. For pre-and-post-visit resources to help you make the most of your workshop please click here
We are a team with many years experience working with children. We know that the best school visits are those where teachers are as engaged as their students. So please, put your mobiles out of sight, keep chat with colleagues to a minimum and get ready to enjoy yourself!
If arriving by car or minibus, the Museum has a car parking charge of £4.00 per vehicle for up to 6 hours (£3.00 up to 3 hours). Please bring change for the Pay and Display. (This includes Blue Badge Holders) Parking for coaches is free but must be booked in advance.
The location and timing of your lunch will be sent to you once the booking is confirmed. On the day of your visit our volunteer/s will take you to where bags and coats can be stored for the visit.
We have limited storage so if possible please ask pupils to bring lunches in carrier bags as these take up less space and are easier to carry. We suggest that you avoid bringing any large or bulky items, unless they are necessary. We also have a cafe on site if you wish to purchase any refreshments. If the weather is good we have an outside picnic space.
Please be aware that you may be subject to a bag check on your visit to the Museum. We appreciate your patience and understanding while these are taking place.
Outside of your workshop and lunch timings please do feel free to explore the Museum (we have six hangars to explore!). It is important to note that pupils must be supervised at all times. Groups are welcome to make sketches of our aircraft, however we do ask that only dry media is used. Our resources page may also help with ideas for additional things to do during your visit. Please click here
The Royal Air Force Museum London welcomes everyone and aims to ensure an enjoyable visit to all. We offer a wide range of facilities for visitors who require additional assistance during their visit.
All parts of the Museum are accessible to wheelchair users. However, it is helpful if you notify us in advance so that necessary access arrangements can be made. For further information about accessibility please click here
An invoice for your workshop/s will be sent out by our finance department after the visit has taken place.
Our Museum shop can be found in Hangar 1. It is advisable to visit this before leaving the Museum. Hangar 1 is both the entry and exit point to the Museum.
These can't be pre-booked and are operated by the shop. If you have any enquiries regarding these please do give the shop a call on 020 8205 6867.
If you need to cancel your booking but give less than 2 weeks’ (10 working days) notice, you will be charged in full. Likewise, if your school fails to arrive on the booked date of your activity, you will also be charged in full.
Please contact us on 020 8358 4896 or email us if you have any queries regarding your visit.
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