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American Air Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautiful facility detailing the American military aviation experience in the UK. While the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2014
NC98057
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All the aircraft in this museum are beautifully restored and exhibited There is information clearly... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2014
Molly W
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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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 22 June 2014

Beautiful facility detailing the American military aviation experience in the UK. While the aircraft are packed into the facility it is still a great opportunity to see some very historic aircraft.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

All the aircraft in this museum are beautifully restored and exhibited There is information clearly set out to find out their background.I should think it is a male paradise,but plenty women and children were clearly enjoying it too! It gives a very clear picture of...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

The whole Imperial War Museum at Dixford is great. However, The American Air Museum is the icing on the cake. You enter the vast space from on high and look down on a selection of aircraft, most of which you will be familiar with even...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Very interesting. Typhoon display was awesome, the noise incredible. Nothing to dislike, everyone helpful & knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

As I don't fly and have no interest in aviation history, I was not particularly looking forward to this trip - however, I was pleasantly surprised to find it one of the most interesting places I have ever visited, and would thoroughly recommend it to...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

This is a great place to visit, but only if aircraft are really your thing. We went on Good Friday as we were passing on our way to Canterbury, and as my husband had always wanted to go, we stopped on the way, he loved...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 27 August 2012

Not only is the Air Museum a worthwhile visit for any aviation, or even non aviation, enthusiast, but the entire Duxford complex offers a wide variety of military oriented exhibits. The Battle of Britain museum was, to me, extremely interesting and gave me more insight...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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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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