Opening times and admission

Important Announcement

We are fully reopening the Centre on 21st July 2020. In order to keep all our guests and team safe, numbers on site will be limited and sessions must be pre-booked here Passes

We welcome all visitors and aim to make our visitor experience accessible to all. We hope that the following information helps you to plan your visit and ensures you have a memorable experience at the International Bomber Command Centre.

Photo: Marc Freeman

Opening Times

The Chadwick Centre, Exhibition Galleries, Peace Gardens, Spire Memorial and Walls of Names

  • Open 6 days a week 9.30am-5pm (last entry to the Exhibition 4pm)
  • Winter opening times 9.30 – 4pm (last entry to the Exhibition 3pm) (from 10th November 2020 – 16th March 2021)
  • Closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays)
  • Closed from 13.00 on 24th December to 09.30 on 29th December 2020 and 31st December  2020

Find us


Access to the 9 acres of landscaped Peace Gardens and Memorial is free of charge

Parking – £3 per car per day.  These parking charges help to maintain the free access to the Gardens and Memorial.

Exhibition admission charges – Please see below

Gift vouchers are available to purchase at the Centre

Buy Tickets Online

Click here for information on the IBCC Experience


The Spire, photo by Marc Freeman

Admission Charges

£8.70      Adult Annual

£7.70      Adult Advance Online

£7.70      Concession Annual

£6.70      Concession Advance Online

£5.50     Child Annual (5-16)

£4.50      Child Advance Online

£27.00    Family Annual (2 adults and up to 3 children over 5)

£23.50    Family Advance Online

£5.00      School (Fully Facilitated Visit)

£2.50      School ( Self Led visit including entrance to exhibition)

Food and Drink

  • The Hub Café offers a locally-sourced selection of tempting treats, including Bomber Beans coffee, Bomber Brew tea and variety of herbal teas, cakes, paninis, sandwiches, quiches and our seasonal Specials.  
  • The Hub is licensed and stocks a range of wines and local beers.
  • Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available
  • Special Ration Packs are available for our younger visitors, with a range of wholesome options.
  • The Café is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm.


  • The shop stocks a wide range of souvenirs, books, clothing and gifts to tempt the whole family.
  • Pocket-money priced gifts are available for children.