The Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum is a National Museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity. Conceived as a legacy of the RAF’s fiftieth anniversary, the Royal Air Force Museum opened in London (Hendon) in 1972.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has shaped our nation and our society. It has influenced how we live our lives today through its impact on world events, society and technology. The vision of the Royal Air Force Museum is to ensure that the RAF’s story endures and enriches future generations.