Opening for 2018

We will be open again for 2018 on Easter Saturday, 1st April 2018.

Opening times are 10.30am to 4pm, Easter until end October. Entry is free although your donations are appreciated.

Parking is provided adjacent to the memorial and immediately in front of the museum, with additional parking on the right hand side. (N.B. There are two museums on site – the Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum is the first one you come to alongside the main road.)


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Buy the book

Coastal_Command_BookThe latest book by D.C. Keast reveals more of the operational activities of Davidstow Airfield and what life was like on the airfield during the Second World War.

The book delivers personal stories, straight from the heart as told by those who lived and served.

The book is available from Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum priced £8.50, or by post for £10.00 (inclusive of postage &packing.)

Davidstow Moor
RAF Memorial Museum
PL32 9YF

Tel. 01840 213266
Mob. 0779 655 6939

Tour the Museum

The museum comprises ten different display areas. It has been developed over the last 15 years over four phases and six outside displays.

Reception/Phase one

  • The history of RAF Davidstow Moor and those who served here 1942-1945.
  • Many photographs and personal stories unique to the museum.

Between phase one and phase two we have a display in a hut called the Sgt Jenkinson P.O.W display. Sgt Philip Jenkinson was a mid upper gunner in a 10 SQDN Halifax. Shot down in 1943 over Germany, he became a P.O.W. This is a truly unique collection displayed thanks to the Jenkinson family.

Phase two

  • Large collection of model aircraft.
  • Coastal Command display and model U-Boat.
  • A large airfield map and layout of RAF Davidstow Moor with photographs of buildings past and present.
  • A Pigeons at War exhibit includes a record of Dickin Medal winners and animal heroes of WWII.
  • Houses in a large collection of 1.72 scale aircraft models.
  • A Bletchley park display.

Phase three

  • A collection of aviation artifacts dug up in Devon and Cornwall by the South West Aviation Historical Society.

Phase Four

  • Cold War display
  • Two large transmitters saved from the Bodmin Moor BT Station by the Mid Cornwall History Group.


Opening hours 10.30am – 4.00pm

7 days a week – Easter Saturday until the end of October.

Free entry. Donations appreciated

Wheel chair and dog friendly.