About RAF Museum Cosford
The Royal Air Force Museum Midlands offers a fun, award-winning day out for all the family. Entry is free and we’re open daily from 10.00am. Visit the National Cold War Exhibition with its eye-catching architecture and design. Discover Cold War stories in immersive Hotspots; explore thrilling displays of aircraft, iconic cars, models, tanks and even life-sized Russian dolls. Come and marvel at the world’s oldest Spitfire and several other classic aircraft in our War in the Air Hangar.
Discover the fascinating, sometimes surprising, array of aircraft and objects in the collection. Alongside the aircraft are free exhibitions, flight-related memorabilia and interactive displays. View a variety of flight-related artwork in our art gallery. Some of these are available to purchase if one takes your fancy. In the National Cold War Exhibition look out for the life-size Russian dolls and for those with a head for heights, take the lift to the top of our viewing gallery and look down at the mighty Belfast Transporter. In Hangar 1, you will find the 1:1 scale Airfix Spitfire – which was featured on BBC2’s James May Toy Stories – complete with a model pilot.
The Michael Beetham Conservation Centre, located at our Midlands site, is responsible for aircraft and large 3D artefacts in the Museum and those on loan. A world centre of excellence, its primary function includes care, conservation and restoration of the National Collection along with the movement or suspension of aircraft or large exhibits.
What Coalport Station Thinks
The RAF Museum is something we would highly recommend you visit while staying with us. It offers something for the whole family, particularly if you have an interest in aircrafts or British history. It is child friendly and has many exhibitions and events running throughout the year.
RAF Museum Details
Phone: 01902 376 200
Visit Length: We recommend allowing at least 3 hours to look around
Distance from Coalport Station: 9.2 Miles
Opening Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm, 7 Days a Week
Price: Free Entry
Dog Friendly: Assistance Dogs Only