Wednesday 16 September 2020 | RAF Museum | Cosford | Shropshire


RAF Museum Cosford


Venue Address:
RAF Museum Cosford
Shifnal, Shropshire
TF11 8UP

How to Get Here

By Car:
Cosford is centrally located with good motorway access from the M6 southbound (Junction 12) via the A5, one mile from junction 3 on the M54 for northbound travellers. The Museum is only thirty minutes from the centre of Birmingham and ten minutes from Telford. There is a large car park on site, click here for charges.

From the south leave M6 at junction 10a
From the north leave M6 at junction 12 and follow A5 west
The Museum also has brown and white tourism direction signs labelled 'RAF Museum'.

Please note, there is a height restriction of 13ft (3.9 metres) under the railway bridge approaching the airfield.

Sat Nav Users: Please note, not all systems recognise our postcode of TF11 8UP. Please use WV7 3EU as an alternative and follow Museum signs on approach.

By Rail:
Cosford is located on the Birmingham to Shrewsbury line (via Wolverhampton) then ½ mile walk. (there is no footpath alongside the road)

Please check timetable and with rail operators including West Midlands Railway before visiting as Cosford station is unmanned with flights of steps from both platforms. 

By Bus:
The nearest bus stop is the Cosford Garage, approximately a 1 mile walk to the Museum gates.

Accessibility Information

The Museum has lift access to all floors and level floors within the Museum, cafe and Collections Centre.
Disabled parking spaces are available upon request, please contact us to arrange. 

Wheelchairs are available for hire (free of charge) from the Museum Pay Desk. Visitors can either request a chair upon arrival or pre-book a chair by calling 01926 641188 or emailing We cannot guarantee availability of wheelchairs on arrival as we have a limited number.

There are wide aisles in the hangars ensuring access for pushchairs and wheelchairs is very easy. A limited number of manual wheelchairs and motor scooters (weather permitting) are available for loan on site at no charge, but donations are welcome. These are available on a first come first served basis at the Admissions Desk on arrival in the Visitor Centre.

Car Parking charges apply, click here for details. Toilets and baby change facilities are available in the Visitor Centre, Test Flight, National Cold War Exhibition and Hangar 1.

The National Cold War Exhibition is on two levels and there are lifts at each end of the building.

Animals, other than registered Assistance Dogs accompanying their owners, are not allowed inside any building. Please be aware that there is no parking with shade on a hot day.

If you have any further questions on accessibility please contact the Museum on 01902 376 200 or

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