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
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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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.
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The RAF Museum Fine Art Collection is, arguably, the best collection of military aviation artwork in the United Kingdom representing the people, aircraft, equipment and 'Service Life' of the Royal Air Force and its predecessors, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.
The collection currently holds more than 7,000+ works in the form of paintings, drawings, posters and other printed material. There is also a small sculpture collection.
The collection is particularly strong from 1920 to about 1955, though there is much First World War material, some 19th century ballooning material and a selection of post 1945 pictures. The Museum is fortunate in holding the majority of the works selected for the RAF by the War Artists Advisory Committee covering the Second World War.
There are large holdings of portraits by Eric Kennington, Captain Cuthbert Orde, Elva Blacker and Sir William Rothenstein.
Printed items include recruitment, air display and airline advertisement posters as well as 'fine art' posters intended for domestic use. Cartoons and caricatures are represented by Bill Hooper of 'Pilot Officer Prune' fame and Fred May.
Many of the Fine Art holdings can be viewed on Navigator, the online collections database.
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