April 30, 2021

Cosford RAF Air Museum *Review*

Cosford RAF Museum is located in Cosford just north of Birmingham and not far from Telford and Wolverhampton.  We took a family afternoon out here following on from our visit to Wolverhampton Adventure Golf  We visited during the Covid-19 pandemic and unfortunately it had to close prior to our visit.  However, it is due to reopen on the 17th May 2021, complete with a new adventure playground to explore!

Cosford Air Museum Review

What is at Cosford RAF Museum

First and foremost, it is important to note that it is FREE to visit Cosford RAF museum.  There is a small charge for parking of £5 or if you are travelling by coach, it’s free.  To book your free tickets in advance, head on over to their website to select your preferred date and time.  You can also pre-book your 4D Red Arrows Experience at £5 each.  As this West Midlands attraction is free, there is an opportunity to make an online donation prior to your visit.

So, what is at Cosford RAF Museum?

– Reception and Welcome Centre

– National Code War Exhibition Hangar sharing a unique display of 3  nuclear bombers

– War in The Air, sharing military aviation from across the World

– Test Flight, sharing the detailed secrecy of the production of aircraft from around the world

– Hangar 1, showcasing aircraft used in the military and training aircraft

– Shop and Café

– Brand new outdoor playground exclusive for weekends only (subject to change)

– Toilets

(Please check the Cosford RAF Museum website for the latest Covid-19 restrictions and requirements ahead of your visit.)

Planes outside cosford air museum

Our visit to Cosford RAF Museum

We had a lovely few hours here and I fully recommend a visit if any of your family love aircraft.  We are all quite fascinated with the birds in the sky, so this was a real treat and my eldest is particularly interested in the War.  The aeroplanes outside the hangars were amazing and really unique and it was great to see some interactive activities to do whilst wandering around the hangars too.  There is so much information and if you have any questions, there are plenty of volunteers around to speak to, which we did!

Signs and information at Cosford RAF Air Museum ReviewInteractive activities at cosford air museum

We cannot comment on the virtual tours as these were not operating and we chose to not pay for the 4D experience either.  I recommend that you keep an eye out on the website if there is particularly any exhibitions you wish to see and there are also plenty of workshops you can also attend.

Shop area at Cosford RAF Museum

Overall we had a lovely time here and is perfect to twin up with a visit to Wolverhampton Adventure Golf!  And best of all, this attraction is FREE and perfect for a few hours out.

Thanks for reading xxx

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