Plan your visit, see when the RAF Museum Cosford is open. Contact us on 01902 376 200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Cold War Cafe 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
Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency
Plan a day, see the opening hours & closure dates for RAF Museum London. Contact us on 020 8205 2266 or email@example.com
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
Step back into time and onto Lancaster Bomber 'G for George' to witness this iconic campaign
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.
Specially created for visitors 3 - 8 by our Access and Learning Team
See what events are planned at our London site
Read the latest news from our London Museum
Want to know more about how to leave a Legacy to the RAF Museum?
Interested in sponsorship opportunities?
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Find out more about our American Foundation?
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!)
If you have any questions about supporting the RAF Museum, here you can find out how to contact our Fundraising Department.
air transport auxiliary,women,ATA,
16 March 2019 - 31 March 2020
Step back in time to the early hours of 17 May 1943 and on board Lancaster G-George to join the Dambusters on their legendary mission.
Using the latest virtual reality and haptic technology, in conjunction with a physical 1:1 recreation of the interior of the iconic Avro Lancaster bomber, experience key events from the Dambusters Raid as never before. Witness decisive moments play out before you as you explore the aircraft piloted by Wing Commander Guy Gibson DSO and Bar, DFC and Bar.
Listen to communications between the crew as their mission progresses. Monitor the aircraft’s altitude and route as you gaze out of the Lancaster’s windows. Witness the Ruhr Valley as it whizzes past at very low altitude; feel the tension increase as each Lancaster endeavours to bust the Möhne Dam, before learning the outcome of your mission.
Each detail has been painstakingly recreated using primary accounts from crew members who flew the mission, and with the assistance of experts on Operation CHASTISE and the Avro Lancaster bomber.
Flying with the Dambusters is an experience to be cherished. To make sure that you are fully prepped for your immersive Virtual Reality experience, please read our Terms and Conditions before buying your ticket. This experience is suitable for visitors aged 13+ only. Children UNDER 16 must obtain permission before using this experience. Children 7+ may ONLY use this experience under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian.
If after reading our Terms and Conditions you are still unsure whether you can totally immerse yourself in our Dambusters Virtual Reality Experience and fully enjoy it safely, please consult with your doctor before purchasing your tickets. Please note that once purchased tickets for this experience are non-transferable and non-refundable.
You can also purchase your ticket from the experience itself, subject to availability.
This immersive Virtual Reality experience runs daily from 10.30am - 5.00pm daily. Tickets may be pre-booked for time-slots up to 2.30pm. After 2.30pm just turn up.
This immersive experience was created by All Seeing Eye and funded by CreativeXR, a VR/AR content innovation programme created and run by Digital Catapult and Arts Council England, with support from Innovate UK. For more information on the programme please visit www.creativexr.co.uk .
It supports the Royal Air Force Museum’s vision to share the RAF story in new innovative ways that bring to life iconic moments from the service’s history.
If you have any questions about our cutting-edge virtual reality experience, combining the latest technology with a physical set, please click here.
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