Get chilled at the Cold War Exhibition at RAF Museum Cosford

Cosford, Shropshire

The National Cold War Exhibition is the only place in the UK where you can see Britain’s V Bombers: the Vulcan, Victor and Valiant.

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As you look round the National Cold War Exhibition it’s easy to forget just how close we all came to the Armageddon of nuclear war. Housed in a landmark building with 18 aircraft, military transport, missiles, memorabilia and interactive kiosks, the exhibition reflects the social, cultural and political history of the Cold War era.

A number of aircraft are suspended in flying attitudes including a Dakota, Canberra, Meteor, Lightning and Javelin. Visitors can get close from an elevated viewing gallery. Packed with hands-on excitement, visiting the museum is the easy way to answer all those questions about how aircraft stay up in the air.

There is plenty of fun for kids of all ages - the advanced Black Hawk flight simulator is a great way to get an instant flying experience, whilst the '4D Experience' offers animated visuals, dynamic seat movements, water spray, leg ticklers and smoke effects.

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