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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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  • Average4%
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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very much worth a visit, but might be worth waiting until the building work is finished and everything is working. I really want to see it, but for me is absolutely not acceptable keeping open that construction place for people. Currently the museum is look...More

Thank Mariusz S
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are some excellent and rare examples of flying machines and related paraphernalia exhibited at this museum however the framework in which they are presented is so outdated, uninspiring and plain old. Dark, old hangars, no clear concept of the exhibition. This museum, or better,...More

Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was pleasant enough, and the food in the cafe went down very well...but they could do so much more with what they have! The star of the show for me was the Avro Lancaster Bomber R5868, which was almost too big for the hangar...More

Thank XChan42
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a good selection and a lot of history there. It was undergoing some changes when i visited but that did not spoil my visit

Thank euromat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting planes to find out about and see, also enjoyed the history of flight and war planes. Wow some of those planes were so flimsy - hard to imagine what it must have been like. Easy to find from Colindale tube station -...More

Thank FairyLights7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Museum, a little bit far from the Tube station and not very well indicated, especially since they are doing some work outside of the building but definitely worse a shot, if you are a plane aficionado. I brought my dad there, who is a...More

Thank Lena V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a fantastic museum for airplane enthousiasts. Although some halls were closed to prepare for the 100 year celebration of the RAF next year is still very much worth visiting; it is free and the planes were in excellent condition. The cafe was good...More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The full museum reopens in 2018, will be loads better then. But having said that a nice place for a couple of hours to wonder around looking at the aircraft, there is a cafe and shop too

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent a good few hours here. it wasn't all open, but there was still plenty of things to so. It's great for kids and you can sit in some of the planes at a cost.

Thank hsasmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free and decent place. Hard to find a free decent place to visit nowadays and this is exceptional. A great day out which young, and old alike will definitely enjoy and again it's free! You wont get that too often. This is for the whole...More

Thank Allan M
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4 September 2017|
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Response from LilyG23 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't experienced a party there but we visited recently with our 5 year old son and he absolutely loved it.
6 August 2017|
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Response from peterf124 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website 'From 3 October 2016 the Battle of Britain and Sunderland Halls will be closed.' I therefore assume renovation is ongoing.There is still plenty to see so don't let that put you off Admission is... More
Tidda T
2 July 2017|
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there was plenty of room to park but, this was a week day, I imagine weekends could be difficult until the restructuring work is complete.