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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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 5 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a 10 minute walk from Collingdale tube station. We spent a p0leasant couple of hours walking round the hangars and exhibitions. I gazed in awe at the size of the Vulcan and my favourite place the Lancaster bomber. It was interesting to...More

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The RAF Museum is a "must see" for aviation fans. Its collection contains MOST (but not all) of the aircraft types operated by the RAF since 1918. Particularly noteworthy is the Graham White hangar which houses the WWI aircraft and artifacts. However, during my visit,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very complete collection of aircraft in an enormous building close to Colindale Underground station.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my favourite days out when I was a young child so i have been looking forward to the day I could take my own children there. We visited during the Easter Holidays, there were five of us in total - myself,...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This place houses the aircrafts from the first and second world wars and gives u an insight of how the evolution of airplanes have happened over the years. The aircrafts are all resorted from the original collection. It’s an entry free attraction and certainly does...More

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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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