Educational Groups Map - Imperial War Museum

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Educational Groups Map - Imperial War Museum

Welcome to Duxford

Educational Groups

Map

Information

to help you

plan your visit

Summer season

Discover

Duxford

A quick guide to

the main exhibitions.

Air and Sea

As well as more flying

historic aeroplanes,

see some of the

Museum’s collection

of boats, submarines

and maritime aircraft.

1940

Operations

Room

See the original 1940

Operations Room

recreated, from where

RAF fighter pilots were

directed into combat.

AirSpace

The story of British

and Commonwealth

aviation. Featuring

over 30 iconic aircraft

(including Concorde

and the Spitfire) plus

Airborne Assault.

Battle

of Britain

The story of Britain’s

air defence from the

First World War to the

Cold War, focusing on

Britain’s ‘finest hour’

in 1940.

American

Air Museum

Follow the story of

American air power

and its effect on the

modern world and see

the mighty B-52 and

Blackbird ‘spy plane’.

Flying

Aircraft

Here some of the

privately-owned

historic aircraft

are restored,

maintained and

prepared for flight.

Conservation

in Action

See our staff and

volunteers actively

preserving the

nation’s aviation

heritage.

Land

Warfare

Discover how ground

combat has changed

over the 20th century

and find out more

about the Royal

Anglian Regiment.

Images 1, 5, 6, 7, 8 and front cover: Imperial War Museum | Image 2: John Dibbs / The Plane Picture Company | Image 3: IWM A24787 | Image 4: IWM HU 36227, courtesy of TopFoto.


Explore Duxford

What to see...

AirSpace

Flying Aircraft

Air and Sea

Battle of Britain

Conservation in Action

1940 Operations Room

American Air Museum

Land Warfare

Exhibition entrances

Civil aircraft

One of these important civil

aeroplanes may be open for you

to climb aboard and explore.

Teaching Room 5

Teaching Room 6

Where to find...

Airborne Assault

Airfield

Café and restaurants

Classic Wings

Pleasure Flights

Clore Learning Centre

Concorde

Duxford Radio Society

First aid

Picnic room

Playground

Prefab Bungalow

Royal Anglian

Regiment Museum

and Memorial

Shops

Tank Arena

Telephone

Toilets

Clore Learning Centre

Visitor Centre

Teacher check-in desk

Schools entrance

Coach drop-off / pick-up

Coach parking


Learning spaces at Duxford

Clore Learning Centre: AirSpace / First floor

Learning Space 4, the Department for Learning

Office and The Marshall Auditorium are located

on the far side of AirSpace on the first floor.

The Marshall Auditorium

Department for Learning Office

BAE Systems Resource Room

Learning Space 4

Teaching Room 5 & 6

Teaching Room 5 and

Teaching Room 6 are located

half way down the site, at the

rear of Wing Co. Joe’s Café.

Wing Co. Joe’s Café

Clore Learning Centre: AirSpace / Ground floor

Learning Spaces 1-3 and the Eating Space

are located on the far side of AirSpace on

the ground floor.

Conservation Hall

Eating Space

Learning Space 1

Learning Space 2

Learning Space 3

Teaching

Room 5

Key to symbols

Toilets

Lift and stairs

Entrances

Teaching

Room 6

Visitor information

This information will help

you get the most from your

visit. Our staff will be happy

to provide you with further

assistance. Please ensure

that you have copies of this

map for your adult helpers.

Please make a photocopy,

or request extra copies of the

Educational Groups Map’ on

arrival at the Visitor Centre.

Opening times

Summer: 10:00 – 18:00

(Mid March – mid October)

Winter: 10:00 – 16:00

(Mid October – mid March)

Eating

The Eating Space in the Clore

Learning Centre needs to be

pre-booked for eating your

packed lunches. No food or

drink may be consumed in the

exhibition buildings.

Shopping

There are two shops on site.

To pre-order ‘goody bags’ for

your class, call 01223 499314

for further information.

Site transport

Free on-site transport is

available to visitors requiring

assistance. We stop outside

all exhibition buildings (except

the 1940 Operations Room).

Our vehicle accommodates

a wheelchair and accepts

folded wheelchairs inside.

Safety

Your safety is important to us.

This is a historic site, please be

aware of uneven surfaces.

Duxford is an operational

airfield. For your own safety

do not cross the airfield barrier.

Litter can be a hazard to flying

aircraft. Please use litter bins.

Toilets

There are no toilets for the

sole use of school groups.

Please make use of the

facilities around the site.

For the enjoyment of all

visitors to Duxford

For the long term care of the

collections, please do not

touch the exhibits, or eat and

drink in exhibition buildings.

Smoking is not permitted

in any building.

You are responsible for the

behaviour of your group and

should actively supervise

students throughout their visit.

Keep in touch

For more information on

our events and our learning

programme, visit our website

and sign up to our e-News

at www.iwm.org.uk/duxford

or call 01223 835000.

If you are a regular visitor

and wish to support the

Museum, join the Friends

of Duxford.

The Imperial War Museum

is a charity.

www.iwm.org.uk

Design: Aukett Brockliss Guy | www.abgdesign.uk.com | Map illustration: mission3D

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