Exterior of the American Air Museum – © IWM
An announcement was made on 15th January 2014 to the effect that the Imperial War Museum (IWM) Duxford in eastern England has received a grant of £ 980,000 from the national Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the American Air Museum redevelopment project.
Interior of the American Air Museum, showing the B-52 Stratofortress, around the dimensions of which the American Air Museum was built – © IWM
The American Air Museum was built at IWM Duxford in 1996-67 to present for public display the best collection of American military aircraft outside the United States. The Museum tells the story of American air power and the integral relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.