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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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Grahame Park Way | Colindale, London NW9 5LL, England
+44 20 8205 2266
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Reviewed yesterday

one of the highlights of my visit to England. evrything about the history of aeroplanes. the ww11 exhibits especially interesting from the spitfire to the LANCASTER bomber Now that was something. i now have a photo of myself standing by the LANCASTER. found the staff...More

Thank gevans2017
Reviewed yesterday

I only visited this exhibition today,which is located in the old workshops.I think it will be most appreciated by anyone interested in planes of that era.I did not consider the narrative to be very instructive.I would mention that there is still a lot of construction...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a female pilot, this was an especially important locale to visit on this trip. Also, as a US resident, it was important to see many of these European planes up close. I had a wonderful visit. Staff were very cordial and helpful. Restrooms quite...More

Thank Passport-Maven
Reviewed 2 days ago

My dad was a rear gunner in a Lancaster Bomber during WW2 and as a birthday present I thought it would be nice to take him to the RAF Museum, much better than another pair of socks I thought! Dad is now 93 and I...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been here quite a few times and my son still enjoys coming back. They have an amazing selection of plains and aviation history. Some of the hangers are closed at the moment as it seems they are extending the museum. I can't wait...More

Thank mereel
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum, although not in central London, is easily reached by the Underground rail system or buses which pass the door. Car parking is limited. There is no admission fee. 2018 is the centenary year of the RAF and because of this the Museum has...More

Thank Jeffrey N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise, I went not expecting much and was really impressed. Lots to look at and even my teenage daughter enjoyed it. They are just adding more to the museum and it looks like it will be even better. Very polite and helpful staff...More

Thank Wreckitralph12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently undergoing building works to some of the exhibition halls for 2018 RAF centenary in 2018. Don't be put off though. It's a great museum. It's FREE and has superb displays. My only negative was I found some areas to be a little gloomy (light...More

Thank davidshaw001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was just a mile and a half from the flat we rented. An easy walk. They had a lot of planes, ambulances and equipment from WW2 and the Korean war eras. Everything was displayed very well. We bought several nice souvinirs in the...More

1  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum with a wonderful exhibition. The planes are great and the staff are very knowledgable. Easy to reach by public transport from the centrum. Walking distance is 10-15 minutes from underground station.

2  Thank VicKy_6655
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3 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.