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Royal Air Force Museum

Cosford, Shifnal TF11 8UP, England
+44 1902 376200
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What a place if you like planes

Called here on route home with a coach tour, unfortunately we only had time for lunch, but you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Great day out

We went as a family with my two and a half year old. We all really enjoyed it and fantastic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is located in Shropshire and offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family. Housed in wartime hangars and in the National Cold War Exhibition, there is a huge display of aircraft and exhibits to explore.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cosford, Shifnal TF11 8UP, England
+44 1902 376200

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Reviewed yesterday

Called here on route home with a coach tour, unfortunately we only had time for lunch, but you definitely need longer to see everything. Free entry, you just pay for parking. Or if you come by train, it has a station just down the road,...More

Thank wendygp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went as a family with my two and a half year old. We all really enjoyed it and fantastic considering it’s free entry, just had to pay the car park which was £3 for up to 3 hours.

Thank jodie270987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is a good variety of planes and the descriptions are clear an concise. Very interesting couple of hours.

Thank donj9774
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous museum to visit for young and old. Step back in time to the planes that flew in the war and the research planes. My other half found the very plane that he flew as a cadet that inspired him to become an...More

Thank caroline3262
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosford Air Museum is a fantastic day out, my son loves to visit and we have been many times. Its a great, free and brilliant day out for kids and adults.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with RAF Museum Hendon Cosford is a truly amazing museum, covering not just the history of the RAF but military / civilian events spanning the last 110 years or so. The exhibition halls are massive and show the exhibits off brilliantly. Lots of light...More

Thank davidshaw001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting displays both inside and outside. Free entry to museum only have to pay for parking very good for families.

Thank Davina G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see so little time! Wide diversity of areas covering many years of history. From great to small both inside and out a great place to visit but make sure you have enough time to see everything that you want. Try to tie...More

Thank KevNorris864
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't visited this museum for many years and the enhancements in the meantime have been truly impressive, in particular the stunning Cold War Hangar - this particular exhibition is as good as anything of its type anywhere in the World. The staff are helpful...More

Thank ALAN M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very well laid out, so much to see, staff all very friendly and very helpful, my husband had a question about one of the aircraft and member of staff wasn't quite himself (my husband asks unusual questions 😅) so put a call out on his...More

1  Thank Leanna B
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda G | Reviewed this property |
The museum is brilliant for wheelchair users they even loan mobility scooters if u dont have one thats what i did as only have manual wheelchair there are plenty of disabled toilets aswell and everywhere is accessible... More
28 July 2016|
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Response from Tireejuniors | Reviewed this property |
I saw a few well behaved dogs
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6 February 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 0.8 miles from the station, a relatively flat walk with a small ascent to the museum entrance.