Royal Anglian Regiment Museum

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Imperial War Museum Duxford

The Museum is designed to inform the public about the Regiment's history and accomplishments by collecting, recording and conserving items associated with the Regiment in attractive, up-to-date displays. The Royal Anglian Regiment is the Regiment of the ten Counties of East Anglia and the East Midlands and was the first Large Regiment of Infantry in the British Army. The Museum covers the history of the East and Royal Anglian Regiments since the amalgamations of the former County Regiments from 1958-60.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Summer: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, winter: midday – 4 p.m The Museum office at Duxford will remain open for enquiries during this time.


Admission to the Museum is free after paying to enter the Imperial War Museum Duxford complex, which is open seven days each week.

Travel directions:

Duxford is just south of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, less than 50 miles from London and approximately 30 minutes from the M25. It is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North. The nearest stations are Whittlesford, Royston and Cambridge. There are taxi ranks at both Royston and Cambridge stations. Whittlesford station is the closest to the museum but does not have a taxi rank; please make sure to book your taxi in advance. Visit National Rail or First Capital Connect websites for further details on train timetables and prices. On Sundays there is a direct Myalls 132 bus service from Cambridge to IWM Duxford.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Toilets for disabled
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Library with public access
  • Shop


  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service

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