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 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
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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 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
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
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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.
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1 July - 15 September 2019
Have you ever wanted to sit in the pilot's seat of a Spitfire? Do you think you have the right stuff to get an aircraft back in the sky, or decode enemy intelligence? Now’s your chance to put your skills to the test. Scramble the whole family and take off into this new immersive adventure. Compete against others teams to crack the clues located around our site and earn your Spitfire Academy Wings. The Spitfire Academy Adventure is an exciting experience, exclusive to the RAF Museum, that combines all the fun of an escape room with a competitive treasure hunt, and adds a dash of theatrics. So, gather together your family and friends, start your engines and get ready for adventure.
Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 September11.00am - 5.00pmHangar 5, £3.00 per person
Sit in our Spitfire Mk XVI, in goggles and a pilot’s helmet, and take a selfie either of yourself or with family and friends. No need to book, just drop by. Our Spitfire Selfie Station will be open daily throughout the summer.
Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 September10.00pm - 5.00pmClaude’s Restaurant£3.50 per kit, plus £1 for each tube of extra icing
Specially created for younger visitors 3+ this activity will help them explore their creativity by decorating their own Spitfire cookie with coloured icings. Scrumptious fun for a summer’s afternoon. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.Just pick up your cookie decorating kit from the counter, grab an available table anywhere in Claude's Restaurant and start decorating. Alternatively, if you wish, take your kit home and decorate your cookie in your own time in your own kitchen.
Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 SeptemberMeet in Hangar 3 Reception£8.00Let our expert guides amaze you with a fascinating behind the barriers tour of our Battle of Britain fighter aircraft. Discover the thrilling story of each aircraft, including our Spitfire Mk 1A, and the people who maintained and flew them.Tours take place twice a day. Please check our listings for full details. Pre-booking is essential to guarantee your place.
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August11:00am-4:00pmFREEJoin us for two days of family fun with a mixture of drop in and timed activities scattered throughout our fantastic London Museum site.Activities will include:
FREE toy glider for each child joining in with our Festival (subject to availability)!
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August,11.00am - 2.00pm
FREE100 years ago, during August 1919, and again during the summer of 1945 they celebrated peace in the streets with big tea parties!Join us at our giant tea party suitable for the whole family. Make sure you’re in fancy dress and ready to play games, listen to stories about Spitfires and some amazing music.It’s free to join, registers have now opened and while you’re at it why not purchase a very special Spitfire Picnic!
Saturday 14 September, 6.00pm - 10.00pmStandard Ticket: £15.00,Members Ticket: £7.50 Over 18+ Only
Step over the barriers and get a closer look at our unique Second World War aircraft, including our Battle of Britain Spitfire, and take advantage of some fantastic photographic opportunities in this special after hours opening at our London site.
Sunday 15 September1.00pm - 6.00pmFREE
Commemorate the Battle of Britain with a day of living history as re-enactors bring the past to life. Other activities will include a Merlin engine display, the mighty powerhouse of both the Spitfire and the Hurricane. Dress up as a Spitfire pilot in our RAF uniform photo booth. Listen to of talks about this aerial campaign and view a Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast (weather permitting).Other Summer of Spitfire activities include:
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