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Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Visited whilst staying in Ironbridge

Absolutely unbelievable place my other half loved it. So so many hangers, exhibitions and so much... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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First visit in many years

We used to visit regularly when our Children were small manly for the air shows also incorporating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Broadway, 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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Shifnal TF11 8UP, England
+44 1902 376200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely unbelievable place my other half loved it. So so many hangers, exhibitions and so much to do for genuine kids and adults too. All this for free. Please make sure if you do visit you make sure to donate to this fabulous museum in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We used to visit regularly when our Children were small manly for the air shows also incorporating the museum. It was good then but now a vast improvement most of the exhibits being indoors in new hangers. Each hanger is dedicated to certain stages in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting museum, and it's FREE,!! Lots of interactive things, and easy access around the site.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Angela B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cracking museum for all the family. Small car park fee but free entry to the museum makes up for this. The cold war museum is excellent, has some impressive displays.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank karlw682
Reviewed 5 days ago

Since my last visit here the site and exhibits have grown tremendously in size and the amount of exhibits on show. Excellent site truly an amazing experience

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great afternoon out and mostly spent indoors so good for rainy days. Can't argue at the 4 pound parking at all and the planes are really interesting to look at with plaques to read against all attractions.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ajamdonut
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon touring the various exhibits at RAF Cosford which was both educational and entertaining at the same time. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Timart126
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the museum and you cannot beat it , pay on the car park £4 for 3 hrs , £5 there after. Free entry ( which is brilliant ) , plenty for kids to do and amount of aircraft is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free admission. Pay to park but it's worth it. Clean and very modern buildings and Hangars. Staff helpful. Nice cafe and shops. 4d experience and simulator (charge).Spent 3 plus hours looking at / reading all the info.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 317roseb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us visited this museum and were very impressed with the displays. It was great to see so many iconic ‘planes in one place. I couldn’t believe how flimsy some of the oldest models were! I don’t think I would have ventured into the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gail W
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9 February 2019|
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Response from karen c | Property representative |
Hi, There is an outdoor picnic area in the grounds at Cosford and indoor space with tables on the lower level of the National Cold War Exhibition. Thanks
Caroline S
7 September 2018|
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Response from THEL0bmeister | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but I wouldn't have thought it suitable unless it's an assistance dog as mostly this is an indoors busy at times museum
11 August 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
The site is all on one level except in the Cold War museum building where there is a lift. The disabled car parking spaces are very close to the entrance. £3 for 3 hours £4 for all day parking