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The Royal Air Force Museum London

Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft, aviation and wartime memorabilia offers a fun day out for all the family. Don't forget to visit our awe inspiring sound and light show that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain. Better yet admission to the museum is free of charge. The Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
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+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my eldest grandson, aged 29, his son, my great grandson, aged 3 1/2 and my granddaughter aged 5 for a great day out at the RAF Museum Hendon in April 2018. The children walked through the doors and were in awe of the number...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I work in the event industry and had a job in north London to return to in 5 hours so I looked at local attractions and found the Royal Air Force museum at Hendon. The museum is free but the parking is not but unexpected...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people who now run this museum should hand in their notice. First, the signage to we’re to go once park is one notice by a pay and display machine. Next there is no sign saying way in. Then all you meet is one person...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with 2 11 year old boys on Monday with it being a inset day... Last time we visited was 10 years ago! Place was quiet which was fantastic! 1-6 hangers open but work being done on this place to mark 100 years since...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit regularly and my grandchildren love it. Yesterday, however, was not an easy experience as they are restyling the site and we had long walks to get to the new entrance and then back into the hangar we love, with the play area and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flew up from Cornwall specifically to see RAF Hendon and Brooklands. A new museum hall has been opened and the grounds are being remodelled on site signage is very poor. The new hall is incomplete with missing exhibits. I had to ask what else there...More

1  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a very pleasant morning with my 20 month old grandson at the museum. He is obsessed with aeroplanes and helicopters and really enjoyed the under 5 play area. Then visited Claude Restaurant for lunch and shared an enormous portion of chicken escalope ratatouille and...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

To visit such a marvellous site at no cost was amazing. A steady stroll around taking in the history of the planes Some major displays interspersed with interactive exhibits. Loved it

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

If you love Spitfire, Messerschmitt, Vulcan, B-17 and all the famous historical aircrafts - this is a great museum !

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice museum and free entry so is a must see museum if you re in london .huge collection of planes impossible to miss them.enjoy.

2  Thank Sergiu A
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Hyunjung C
2 February 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey N | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no cloakroom at the Museum. Large bags I am sure could be left with reception somewhere but when I visited I did not need to ask for this as I was visiting from a local address. Enjoy your visit.
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Peter L
30 January 2018|
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Response from Nigel K | Reviewed this property |
As it's the 100th anniversary of the founding of the RAF on April 1st 2018, I understand the intention is to re-open by then..baring any snags.. Check out their website for updates ..
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Egon B
25 October 2017|
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Response from Juraj63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, entrance itself is free.
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