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Imperial War Museum Duxford
Welcome to Duxford, Britain's premier aviation museum!

Duxford is Europe's premier aviation museum - as well as having one of the finest collections of tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits in the country.
This famous heritage site began as an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second World War, firstly as an RAF fighter station and later as an American fighter base.

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Opening of Airborne Assault Opening of Airborne Assault
Airborne Assault, the museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces, opened its doors to the public on 9 December 2008. A partnership project with Imperial War Museum Duxford, Airborne Assault is located inside Duxford's AirSpace exhibition.

AirSpace suspension - Canberra and Oxford
AirSpace is Duxford's remarkable new £25 million exhibition of British and Commonwealth aviation, celebrating our rich military and civilian heritage.

Discover for yourself the who, what, when, why and how of aircraft as you pass along the interactive Exhibition Gallery, before heading out across the Skybridge to meet, face to face, over 30 of the rarest and most treasured military and civil British and Commonwealth aircraft, some suspended above you as if in flight.  
Exciting, engaging and inspirational, AirSpace is a must for old and young alike.

The American Air Museum

The American Air Museum
The American Air Museum in Britain stands as a memorial to the 30,000 American airmen who gave their lives flying from UK bases in defence of liberty during the Second World War, and also honours those who fought in Korea, Vietnam, Libya, Iraq and other conflicts and battles of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Land Warfare Hall

Land Warfare Hall
The Land Warfare Hall houses the majority of the Imperial War Museum’s collection of military vehicles, reflecting the technological advances in twentieth century warfare.

Exhibits are arranged in realistic tableaux, taking the visitor on a journey from the First World War to the Gulf War and beyond. Several of the vehicles in this exhibition are maintained in running condition and can sometimes be seen in the vehicle running area behind the Hall.

The Land Warfare Hall also contains The Forgotten War, the story of the conflict in Burma and the Far East, and the Normandy Experience, an exhibition about D-Day and the liberation of Europe. Don’t miss the ‘Monty’ exhibition, featuring the caravans Field Marshal Montgomery used as a mobile tactical headquarters throughout the campaign in north-west Europe.

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Friends of Duxford
Friends of Duxford
is a joint venture between the Imperial War Museum and Duxford Aviation Society. Its aims are to help promote interest and encourage visitors to the Imperial War Museum Duxford, and help support the Museum both financially and practically.
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