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American Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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unbelievable display and set up

Well thought out and great day out too. We went on a Saturday and it was not over busy with plenty... read more

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Companion239269
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Great aircraft in here and at all angles. Our little grand daughter loved weaving in and out of the... read more

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This museum dedicated to the US 8th and 9th Army Air Force houses a large collection of American combat aircraft.
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Duxford, England
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Reviewed today

Well thought out and great day out too. We went on a Saturday and it was not over busy with plenty of space for all visitors.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Companion239269
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great aircraft in here and at all angles. Our little grand daughter loved weaving in and out of the planes. We really enjoyed our day and trip there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sawbograham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the Berlin Wall and B52 everything was well placed and attention to detail in information, pushchair friendly and so much to see. An easy couple of hours in awe of the planes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah16072013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day out for all, caters well for all ages. A large display in a modern hangar of classic American war planes and other displays. A great addition to the IWM at Duxford.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anthony653
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of the IWM. There are displays about what it was like when American pilots came here during the war. The main part is all those planes; there is about 15 of them including huge ones such as the B52 which is an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Just brilliant to see such perfectly preserved aircraft and to read there histories. Would recommend to all even if not aeronautical minded.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank segdehp
Reviewed 29 November 2018

This is the US pavillion, part of the Duxford Imperial war Museum. This very modern building houses some of the most known US aircrafts, such as the SR-71, the U2 and the SAM-2 that down it, the B17, B24,B29 nd a B-52. Many other models...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heradote-2016
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Great display of American aircraft - just so good to look at - so big when seen close up. Very well laid out with a B52 (I think) right in the centre. Also a very good coffee bar. Great staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Lost count of the times I`ve been here over the last 40 years, but still find more to see and learn about. This is a busy place and always has new and exciting things to see. Especially the ongoing projects in the "working hangar".

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Didn't think i would ever go onboard Concorde. Such an interesting aircraft, along with Spitfires flying, brilliant day out, particularly for the boys!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy T
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jonathankerr
17 December 2018|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i have no idea. We were in our motorhome and drove from site to the Air museum, but its well worth the effort. Enjoy your visit
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Di M
15 March 2015|
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Response from LordHafod | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion you could do both. The American Museum could be visited in 2 hours, with the rest of your time devoted to the other museums/attractions. The advantage is there are cafes/toilets at both sites. I personally... More
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