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Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A great place to visit for aeronautical history. Free entrance (pay for parking) and the cafe food... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Excellent upgrade since my last visit.

Really pleased to see new exhibits and things to admire. We ll stocked shop helped as well. Will... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cheltenham, 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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Lysander Avenue | Shifnal, Shifnal TF11 8UP, England
+44 1902 376200
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All reviews cold war free entry interactive displays all ages on display car park parking charge small charge well worth a visit three hours world war v bombers few hours rainy day great place to visit whole family red arrows
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to visit for aeronautical history. Free entrance (pay for parking) and the cafe food is acceptable.

Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting RAF Cosford, found easily, parking good. Displays brilliant. Fantastic air craft. My Grandad was in the RAF so found loads of things of interest . 10 out of 10 for displays . Spent 4 hours there. The only let...More

Thank seajay10
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really pleased to see new exhibits and things to admire. We ll stocked shop helped as well. Will return !

Thank clubsport911
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit for young and not so young alike. There is a vast array of exhibits with information provided for each. This often includes not just technical information but how the craft was used in which circumstances etc it brings...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, very interesting information, friendly and helpful staff,food was tasty and reasonable price.

Thank christophecamus2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic display, have been many times it just gets better. The story behind our Aviation history is incredible. I keep taking different people, and they all say the same.” And it Free” !!!

Thank pjpomeroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the exhibits and the guide was very knowledgeable and informative. But unfortunately, my college and I went for a meal after the tour. We saw on the menu, ordered and paid for Fish and Chips. We then played hunt the fish, lots of batter...More

Thank Michael K
karen c, Public Relations Manager at Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your visit to Cosford. We were sorry to hear of the problems you encountered in our cafe. We have passed a copy of your feedback to Kudos and we understand they have already been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum! Provides an opportunity to see close-up remarkable aircraft from history. You can really get a sense of just how incredibly skilled the UK's engineers, aviation designers and craftsmen were to have created such stunning aircraft. Visit is highly recommended! Entry...More

Thank Toralin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the best collection of its type we have ever visited. A great rainy day activity as most of the display is inside, although there are aircraft outside. There is just so much to see and what was good was the fact...More

Thank NAS1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours here. Entrance is free with just car parking charge of £3 for up to 3 hours and £4 for over. Worth noting that the car parking meters do accept cards which is handy. We have visited a couple of...More

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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
Dave H
22 June 2018|
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Response from MrsRGH | Reviewed this property |
We were more than delighted with this being a free museum and cheap parking - excellent place to visit for all ages and abilities! I didnt see any wheelchairs available but the museum is on the whole wheelchair friendly