Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon

tornadogr1aBritain’s only national museum dedicated wholly to aviation.  The Museum is situated on the site of the original London Aerodrome, used for the great Hendon Air Shows between the two World Wars. Five mammoth buildings contain over a hundred aircraft, artefacts, aviation memorabilia, fine art and photographs covering the history of aviation from early balloon flights to the latest jet fighters.
‘Milestones of Flight’ – an exhibition that traces the history exhibition traces the history of the first century of powered flight and some of the most important Royal Air Force aircraft are displayed, along with classics from the USA, Germany, Japan and France.
Younger visitors are encouraged to experiment with interactive exhibits in the Aeronauts Interactive Centre. An upper floor allows you to overlook the Historic Hangars in all their glory and specially constructed platforms enable you to get up close to the aircraft.

The Robot suggests:final_robot4

  • The 3D cinema in ‘Milestones of Flight’
  • The Light and sound that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain

By train:
Mill Hill Broadway (First Capital Connect)

By underground:
Colindale (Edgware branch of Northern)

By bus:

Opening times:
Daily 10.00am – 18.00pm
Parking and entrance free


Grahame Park Way, London
 NW9 5LL (Map)

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