Step over the barriers and get a closer look at our Second World War aircraft, including some of the stars in our collection, the Battle of Britain Fighter Four.
This special after hours opening will give you the chance to explore the collection in an exclusive evening environment. The aircraft will be open to look inside the cockpits or engines and our eager team of Aircraft Access Volunteers will be on hand to give you a tour around the aircraft.
This is an excellent opportunity to take some stunning photos of the Battle of Britain Fighter four. This unique collection, along with others, will be showcased and lit with LED lights giving you the chance to capture some amazing photos.
The evening will start with a talk, at 6.00pm in the Lecture Theatre, by Greg Baughen on the Battle of Britain. He is an author and avid researcher on allied air power in the 1940s.
Aircraft being highlighted at the event will include:
Supermarine Spitfire I
Hawker Hurricane I
Fiat CR42 Falco
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3
Hawker Typhoon IB
…and more to be announced soon
Standard ticket: £15.00
Member ticket: £7.50
6.00pm: Introduction to the evening; talk by Greg Baughen (Lecture Theatre); refreshment area opens (H3 reception)
7.00pm: Aircraft Access opens (H3, H4 and H5)
9.00pm: Refreshment area closes
10.00pm: Event Ends
This event is for over 18s only
You will need to purchase a ticket in advance, tickets will not be available on the night
There is a limited capacity for this event to help us ensure that the aircraft and our visitors are cared for
Only H3, H4 and H5 will be open for this event, you are welcome to arrive at the Museum earlier to explore the rest of the site.
Parking is included in your ticket, please note that we can’t refund parking tickets accidentally bought and your free ticket is only valid from 6.00pm
Please ensure you arrive before 7.00pm to gain access to the event
No food or drink is to be consumed in the galleries, there will be a designated refreshment area in H3 reception
Tea and Coffee will be provided for all ticket holders, we ask that this is not taken into the galleries
All backpacks and large bags will need be checked in to the free cloakroom when you arrive at the event.
WHEN: Saturday, 14 September 2019 from 18:00-22:0
WHERE: The Royal Air Force Museum, Grahame Park Way, Colindale, NW9 5LL London,
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