Virtual Tours

Virtual tours

The National Cold War Exhibition is vast in size covering some 8,000sqm. The building design takes the form of two triangles acting as opposites of each other symbolic of the different ideologies between East and West. The triangles are separated by steel platforms and vertical steel supports - the iron curtain.

Length 138 metres
Height 30 metres
Width 57 metres at its widest
43 metres at its narrowest
Structural Frame

Constructed with some 1,000 tonnes of steel

The tours shown include highlights of the National Cold War Exhibition.


Opening Hours  
10:00am - 5:00pm [last admission 4:00pm] Applies March - October
10:00am - 4:00pm [last admission 3:00pm] Applies November - February  

Admission is Free

car parking charge is payable.

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford,
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
T: 01902 376 200
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