While Dad and Mum (aka Barry and Helen) were visiting Cambridge we went and saw the Imperial War Museum in Duxford.

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The place is a massive complex – it used to be an Air force base. The museum has planes, cars, artillery and guns from most of the wars Britain was involved with. There was also a whole building dedicated to The Blitz, which was very interesting.

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They had a large selection of planes including b-17, b-52, Concord, and even a Blackbird.

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A lot of the planes had great characters for their company, or markings of the amount of enemy planes they had shot down.

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As well as all the exhibits, the museum lets you hire rides in some of the old planes they have. Dad had a flight in a Tiger Moth, with Biggles jacket, hat and goggles!

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We all had a great time at the Museum – we spent most of a day there! There’s so much to see and do.

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There’s 4 other museums to see nation-wide, so we’ll probably try to see them all – Imperial War Museum website.

If you haven’t been to this one yet, it’s definitely worth the visit.

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