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The Royal Air Force Museum Midlands offers a fun, award-winning day out for all the family. Entry is free and we’re open daily from 10.00am.

Visit the National Cold War Exhibition with its eye-catching architecture and design. Discover Cold War stories in immersive Hotspots; explore thrilling displays of aircraft, iconic cars, models, tanks and even life-sized Russian dolls. Come and marvel at the world’s oldest Spitfire and several other classic aircraft in our War in the Air Hangar.

Our Midlands playground is now open daily from 10.00am as are our galleries and exhibitions.

Please note:  On 27 and 28 June Hangar 1, the Hangar which houses Chinook Helicopter Bravo November, will be closed to the public for an educational event. We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Large Tourist Attraction of the Year 2022

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OPENING TIMES

Open every day

Year Round
10:00am - 5:00pm

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Car parking charges may apply

 Car parking charges may apply

 
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Midlands

How to reach our site

RAF Museum Midlands
Lysander Avenue, Cosford,
Shropshire, TF11 8UP

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The Large Model Air Show

 The Large Model Air Show

 
2 - 3 July 2022
An air show in miniature on Cosford's airfield

Be the pilot whenever you visit

Fly with the Red Arrows in our 4D Experience

Take the pilot's seat in a VR Spitfire

Fly in a Typhoon Jet in our state-of-the-art simulator

Explore the Cold War inside our Hot Spots

Book your Behind the Barriers Tour

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National Cold War Exhibition Tours

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Soar through the skies

The Royal Air Force Museum Midlands offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family.

Discover the amazing stories of those who have served in the RAF. Housed in our wartime hangars and in the National Cold War Exhibition you will find a fantastic display of aircraft and exhibits. Learn about the bravery of pilots in Test Flight and see the last surviving example of a Boulton Paul Defiant Mk 1 in War in the Air.