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American Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Spectacular

Almost every iconic US warbird is in there: B52, Blackbird SR71, A10 Thunderbolt, F4 Phantom, U2... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
pjthants
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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A day trip

I took my two young daughters for the day Theres a large car park We bought tickets on line... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
RogerP2280
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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 11 August 2018 via mobile

Almost every iconic US warbird is in there: B52, Blackbird SR71, A10 Thunderbolt, F4 Phantom, U2 spy plane. Packed with exhibits it really is an amazing museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjthants
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I took my two young daughters for the day Theres a large car park We bought tickets on line before hand The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable We started at hanger 8 and worked our way back it was very hot but we took...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A wonderful extension to the original hangers and display building. Leave plenty of time to explore.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

just about all you need to see to impress yourself ! from rare birds to iconic ones , i wonder how they managed to fit all of those aircraft in there

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Amazing to be allowed to get so close to these mighty aircraft. Makes me realise how much we all owe to the airmen that contributed so much for our liberty.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

A part of the Duxford IWM, this building houses some of America's famous planes including their spy planes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A fabulous collection of US hardware that cannot be missed on a visit to the IWM. Fortunately there is a cafe on hand because you can spend much more time there than you planned!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went to a corporate event, welcome drinks, a guided tour round the American Air Museum. The guides certainly knew their history. Meal at the workshop was really good and catered for my gluten and dairy allergies.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank norfolkanbooze
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is part of teh IWM Duxford site, dedicated to american planes. See how massive a B52 is when you get up close! the wingspan takes up the whole width of the building, it feels like the building was built around the plane.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Keca66
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Since my last visit, catering facilities have been added and on such a hot day, I was glad of the cold bottle of water I bought 👍🏻

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 29gregory
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jonathankerr
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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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