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“like in the air”

The Royal Air Force Museum London
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Ranked #34 of 1,611 things to do in London
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft, aviation and wartime memorabilia offers a fun day out for all the family. Don't forget to visit our awe inspiring sound and light show that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain. Better yet admission to the museum is free of charge. The Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“like in the air”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

This museum is worth to see...you just see the histrory od the royaly air force....interesting things to see and to hear new things about it ...nice to see

Visited February 2014
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“Great day out”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Brilliant aviation museum, unfortunately let down by unfriendly gate attendants, unclean toilet facilities and a few too many unruly children. We were there for well over three hours and did not see eveything in detail. I daresay we would have been there for even longer if all the exhibition areas were open. Well worth a visit!

Visited April 2014
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“Real size plane best time ever experience..”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This is the place that our boys love so much.. the can enter for free and join in the activities that the museum had for the day.. real size plane everywhere..

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“A 'must see' museum”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I had not been to the museum for several years prior to going back this time. I had not seen the excellent Battle of Britain exhibition. They continue to maintain the displays to a very high standard and there is something there very every air enthusiast.

You will see a complete history of aviation as well as everything you ever wanted to know about the Royal Flying Core and of course the RAF. They also have quite a few German aircraft exhibits. The path through the museum is very well laid out and there are plenty of people around to ask questions of.

I didn't do any of the simulator rides but they also look like a lot of fun.

Visited April 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Lots O' planes”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Gat-damn!!! Plenty of aircraft here! I just wanted to see a De Havilland Mosquito up close and touch it (my favorite aircraft), which I did. The Me-262 next to it was also very impressive, starring down those 30MM cannons. As impressive as Lancaster bomber was, the Vulcan was much more impressive...I didn't know I was underneath the plane until I looked up and saw nothing but wing....quite a large surface area for an aircraft!.

The museum is also free!

Visited April 2014
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