Royal Air Force Museum Cosford Museums

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
RAF Museum Cosford
TF11 8UP


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The Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom. 70 historic aircraft are displayed in three wartime hangars and within The National Cold War Exhibition.

This landmark building costing £12.5 million contains 17 aircraft, military transport, missiles, memorabilia and interactive kiosks and hotspots of information. This unique exhibition reflects the social, cultural and political history of the Cold War era circa 1947 - 1989, in a fun and innovative way. A major feature of this unique exhibition is Britain's three post-war V-Bombers the Vulcan, Victor and Valiant. A Number of aircraft are suspended in flying attitudes, including a Dakota, Canberra, Meteor, Lightening and Jaguar. Visitors are able to view them from an elevated viewing gallery.

RAF Museum Cosford is one day that everyone from small children upwards will enjoy whatever the weather. Children and adults alike will be fascinated by fun 'n' flight. Packed with hands on excitement, it's the easy way to answer all those questions about how planes stay up in the air. The advanced flight simulator is also a great way to get an instant flying experience.

The Visitor Centre is home to the Aviator restaurant serving hot and cold meals and snacks. The Checkpoint Charlie Cafe serving light snacks and drinks and the well stocked Museum Shop are both located within the National Cold War Exhibition.

Opening Times

Open daily 10am - 6pm (last admission 4pm) including Bank Holidays. Closed 24-26 December, 1, 7-11 January 2008.

Entry and parking are both FREE of charge.

Attraction Details

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VenueRoyal Air Force Museum Cosford
AddressRAF Museum Cosford, Telford, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Opening times10am - 6pm
Entry costs
Attraction typeMuseums

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