About the The International Bomber Command Centre

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) has been created to provide a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command.


  • One of the UK’s tallest war memorials
  • The names of every individual who lost their lives in Bomber Command in WWII
  • Three interactive and immersive exhibition galleries
  • Two landscaped Peace Gardens
  • Free tours of the Memorial and gardens with experienced guides
  • Visit the Hub Café with its delicious range of locally sourced food and drink
  • Follow our interactive trails using the free IBCC app


  • What it was like serving as Aircrew, or providing support to Bomber Command
  • What it was like to take part in an operation
  • What it was like to be involved in a bombing sortie
  • The story of the civilians building the planes
  • The impact of the raids on the targeted populations
  • The debates in the War Cabinet about the wisdom of campaigns
  • The struggle for recognition by those who served Bomber Command