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American Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Amazing history

You have never imagined how much the America and British have achieved as partners since 1777... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Chris F
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London, United Kingdom
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Cool Airplanes!

Tremendous collection of American aircraft flown out of the UK. From the 1930s through F-15, A-10... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Madgnats
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Stuttgart, Germany
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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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Reviewed 26 September 2018

The hanger is impressive so is the contents, however whilst I was able to easily find the informational signs for the aircraft hanging from the roof, I found it more difficult to find those for some of the aircraft on the ground, hence 4 instead...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

You have never imagined how much the America and British have achieved as partners since 1777! Better friends than anything!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was our 3rd visit. Much was as before... very visible, nicely displayed (including overhead) exhibits supported by well done text and cased items. We were pleased to note some additions since our last visit, reflecting the Iraqi conflict.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Tremendous collection of American aircraft flown out of the UK. From the 1930s through F-15, A-10, and even an SR-71. Great story boards too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Madgnats
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It is amazing to see all the planes Best place to take kids but personally it's great for all ages Beware duxford air museum is priced heavily

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Holly B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A good collection of US historical fire power under one roof in an impressive purpose built “hangar”. Most certainly worth a visit even though I had visited the Pima Air Museum, Tucson AZ in July.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cygnetsixsix
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Good range of aircraft but a bit difficult to get clear photos as so close together. Complimented the range of aircraft I had already seen in America at the musueums in Washington, New Orleans and New York.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DavidandPaula
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Very good display of well known American aircraft types, B52 , Blackbird , U2, F4 Phantom and B17 to name a few. Well laid out display housed in a novel hanger space with cafe at the back on the mezzanine level.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank paulbmwbloke
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Allow a full day for your visit and you may still miss some parts. The museum is split mainly into eight sections not including the aircraft along side the runway or the air trips (vintage aircraft) that you can purchase as extra. Seven of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A great day wandering around the various displays,the downsides were the bored looking unfriendly young girl serving in the Workshop restaurant and the baguettes they got from the fridge "around the back" in the American air museum cafe,all five of us found they tasted like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
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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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