Airborne Assault- Museum of the Parachute Regiment & Airborne Forces

Imperial War Museum Building, IWMDuxford CB22 4QR,

Airborne Assault – The Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces exists to represent the history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces; by collecting, preserving and presenting a collection of objects to accurately record the history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces, from inception in 1940 through to ongoing and future operations, for the benefit of the Ministry of Defence, veterans, serving soldiers, their families and members of the public.
The museum displays objects relating to the formation, development and subsequent operations of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. At the centre of this collection is a unique selection of airborne specific uniform and equipment, trophy items and a multimillion pound selection of honours and awards, from the inception of Airborne Forces through to those awarded in the present in Afghanistan.
Alongside we operate a unique digital archive ( to provide additional information and to answer all historical enquiries.



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Opening Hours

  • Monday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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