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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 2 days ago via mobile

I did not even know this place existed. We were planning a 3rd visit to Duxford when we were asked if we had been to The Royal Airforce Museum London. What a gem of a place with some fabulous aircraft including the B17, Vulcan, a...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easily accessible and so much to see, a real slice of history that I think is even better than the Imperial War Museum.

Thank Geoff49uk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Paid first visit for a number of years but was certainly not disappointed. Various changes have been made over the years all to the good. Well worth making the journey out to Colindale to visit this wonderful museum.

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you love aviation and history like I do, this place is perfect. There's lots to see and learn. I went with my friend and her kids and we all had a blast. I'd definitely visit again.

Thank Tinuks
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although the museum is undergoing some modernisation in advance of the RAF's 100th anniversary next year, it's still a brilliant day out with an extensive collection of military aircraft from the dawn of aviation to the modern day.

Thank spnorm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Takes effort to get here, but really interesting if you do. Information is presented in a variety of ways, and the planes can be viewed from the floor and sometimes from above. The cafe is okay, but I felt could be presented way better by...More

Thank ceebee34
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this excellent museum for the second time and had another interesting and enjoyable afternoon looking at the fascinating aircraft displays. The museum is mainly run by volunteers and it is free. Even though part of the museum is closed for refurbishment in preparation...More

4  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the RAF museum with my Dad's Nursing home and found it to be a really interesting and fascinating place. The exhibits were superb and interesting notes and articles accompanied them all. As I pushed my Dad around in his wheelchair (Yes, very Disabled...More

1  Thank ColinHB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some wonderful aeroplane and helicopters here, very well preserved. Museum is clean and spacious and easy to reach (from London). You need a good few hours here but can't fail to be impressed.

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can wait until 2018 then do so, as they are currently renovating the museum in advance of centenary events next year (2018). However if you can't wait then it is still worth a visit and I spent the entire day here after only...More

1  Thank Alastair M
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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.
26 September 2016|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, a possible easier solution would be for you to stay in a hotel in Central London and using the Northern Line get a Tube (Underground Train) to Colindale Station, taking the Edgware Branch of the Northern Line. At... More
9 September 2016|
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Response from RAFMuseum | Property representative |
The 303 bus which runs from both Mill Hill Broadway, travelling South to Colindale, or from Colindale Underground Station travelling North to Edgware will drop you directly outside our Main Gates. For further details on how... More