Indian Air Force Museum
location_on Palam
Based on 3 rating s
Age Group
3 to 60
Key Attractions
This museum has remnants of Pakistani sabre jet aircrafts shot down in 1971 Indo-Pak War, War Trophies captured during the 1971 Indo - Pak War, Hangar area dipalying actual aircraft and Heritage of aircrafts in the Indoor Gallery.
Visit Duration
1 to 2 Hours
Picnic Venue
Days & Timings
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Monday, Tuesday and National Holidays.
Tickets/Entry Fee
No Entry Fee
Food & Water Facility
Yes - A canteen is situated in the museum complex
Restroom Available

A unique experience for an enthusiast of aviation in India would be to pay a visit to the Indian Air Force Museum at Palam, Delhi. The IAF Museum offers an insight not only into the history of the Indian Air Force but a complete picture of Military aviation in India. Starting from the initial days when Indian aviators flew for the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, right up to the days of the Kargil Operations. The visitor is regaled with pictures, mementoes, souvenirs, models, and the actual aircraft themselves.


The Museum consists of an Indoor Gallery comprising of the pictorial history of the Indian Air Force, also holding showcases of memorabilia, uniforms, personal weapons etc of different periods. An adjoining hangar gives the visitor the delight of looking at the actual aircraft of different periods. Not only aircraft but also equipment like Ordnance, Anti Aircraft Guns, Vehicles and other assorted items. Some aircraft which are too large to be accommodated in the hangar are displayed on the apron outside. The Outdoor Gallery also offers War trophies, Radar Equipment and Captured Enemy Vehicles.

Contact Person
Museum Curator
Contact No.
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Visit Us
Palam Rd, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi DL IN - 110010   Palam   Nearest Metro Station: Delhi Aero City (Airport Express Line) is 4kms away from the Museum
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  • great museum
    Nov 17,2015
    a really fun place to visit. learned a lot about aircrafts and other things. strongly recommend everyone. 
  • A quality time spent !
    May 01,2014
    Aircraft – aircraft everywhere, my 4yr old was quite excited to view such a sight! A glimpse of our glorious past of victory over the intruders where we were able to see Pakistani captured vehicles, ammunition and destroyed aircraft along with other captured aircrtafts. Souvenirs are available for... 
  • Good place to spend an hour or two
    Nov 28,2013
    The Air Force Museum provides a lot of information on the history of the Indian Air Force, wars and war heroes, and scale models as well as actual (defunct) jets and planes. There is a bit on spacecraft too. Most of the information is provided as written text along with the display and is self expla... 
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