RAF Midlands Museum Events

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Events at the RAF Midlands Museum

Host your next event against a backdrop of aviation history at the RAF Cosford Museum in the Midlands.

Whether it’s a corporate event, banquet or Christmas party, the award-winning RAF Midlands Museum offers a unique and versatile events venue with exceptional catering experiences. With a capacity of up to 1000 people and boasting six event spaces to choose from – including a National Cold War Exhibition and spaces featuring historic RAF aircrafts – the RAF Midlands Museum makes for an impactful and memorable event.


Event Spaces

Create an unforgettable event at the RAF Midlands Museum with one of six exclusive events spaces.

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    • Conference Room Theatre 2 19 12 17
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    Conference room

    Capacity: 130

    A large ground floor events space, flooded with natural light and ideal for various event types.

    • Built in AV
    • Moveable Walls
    • Natural Daylight
    • AC
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    Hangar 1

    Capacity: 800

    A unique space featuring the historic aircrafts, Comet and Varsity. With 400sqm of unobscured floor space, Hangar 1 is a brilliant option for exhibitions and dinners.

    • 400sqm of floor space
    • Historic Aircrafts
    • Cold War 40

    National Cold War Exhibition

    Capacity: 1000

    A special exhibition space opened by HRH Princess Anne and housing 19 of Britain’s V-Bombers.

    • Tiered seating
    • Built in AV
    • Extra room
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    National Cold War Exhibition - Lecture Theatre

    Capacity: 208

    A purpose-built exhibition space where your guests can access a high-level viewing gallery overlooking the Belfast Transporter. This space comes with an extra small room, ideal as a breakout area.

    • Tiered seating
    • Built in AV
    • Extra room
    • War In The Air

    War in the Air

    Capacity: 72

    Spitfire, Lincoln, Mosquito, these are just some of the iconic Second World War aircraft you could dine amongst in the War in the Air Hangar.

    • Historic Aircrafts
    • Visitor Centre

    Visitor Centre (PM Evening)

    Capacity: 300

    Visitor Centre is a stunning glass fronted building inspired by the shape of a bi-plane. Ideal for private parties, events and drinks receptions.

    • Natural Daylight

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Conference room 80 130 22 - 100 54 72 130
Hangar 1 800 400 - - - 150 320 800
National Cold War Exhibition 1000 - - - 400 - - 1000
National Cold War Exhibition - Lecture Theatre - 208 - - - - - 208
War in the Air - - - - - - 72 72
Visitor Centre (PM Evening) 300 - - - - - 120 300


RAF Midlands Museum events are easy to reach, being just 10 minutes from Telford and 30 minutes from Birmingham by car – with 400 parking spaces on-site. The venue is also well connected to local train stations, being just a 15-minute walk away from both Cosford and Telford.


  • Travel by Car from Birmingham - 27.3 miles
  • Travel by Car from Telford - 9.6 miles
  • Train to Cosford - 10-15 min walk
  • Telford Train Station - 15 min walk


Lysander Ave, Cosford, Shifnal TF11 8UP

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    Family Fun Days at RAF Museum Midlands

    Enjoy all day access to the RAF Museum Midlands and all it has to offer including the National Cold War exhibition and wartime hangars.



The RAF Midlands Museum makes for a stunning, atmospheric dining event. The team at Restaurant Associates pride themselves on delivering a first-class catering experience, and are passionate about offering your guests and delegates premium dishes using locally sourced ingredients.


Conference Room Theatre 2 19 12 17


Spark some inspiration by holding your conference event at The Royal Airforce Museum. With various spaces for breakout rooms, catering, and speeches, it’s the perfect, flexible venue for hosting conferences and corporate events.


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Christmas Parties

Feel part of aviation history as you and your colleagues dance and mingle alongside some of the UK’s most well-known RAF vehicles in the National Cold War Exhibition. Or for a smaller festive affair, host a cosy Christmas celebration in our conference room.


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Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates are proud to work with some of the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, from Tudor castles to contemporary art galleries. Their food philosophy is underpinned by their commitment to championing sustainability through seasonal menus and ethically sourced British produce. They deliver everything from intimate receptions to grand dinners, parties, exhibitions, conferences and meetings, and believe in making every event extraordinary.

Find out more: www.restaurantassociates.co.uk

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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.