Indian Air Force Museum Palam Timing, Entry Fee, Address and Nearest Metro

The Indian Air force Museum is located in Palam, New Delhi at the Palam Air force station. The entry is free and the museum timings are 10 AM to 5 PM. The museum remains closed on Monday, Tuesday and government holidays. The entry to the museum is free. Many people in the Delhi are not aware about the existence of this museum. It is a must visit place to know more about the glorious history of Indian Air Force. Visitors must required to carry any Government ID address proof for the entry in the Air Force Museum Palam.

Indian Air Force Museum
Indian Air Force Museum

About Indian Air Force Museum

The Museum has a hanger and an annexe. The indoor display of the museum features photographic history of Indian air force along with the uniforms, weapons, etc. It displays the magnificent history of Air force since its establishment (1932). This section contains the images of Indian officers who fought the IInd world war, Pakistan war(1966, 1971). It also displays the important episodes of modern aviation history.

The hanger of Indian Air Force Museum displays vintage air crafts, Helicopters, enemy air crafts, fighter jets, air crafts guns etc. Here you can see the various air crafts and army tanks which were seized by Indian army from Pakistan army during the 1971 war.

Pakistan Army Fighter Jet, Tanks, Rockets, Ejection Seat, Aircraft Engine, Machine Guns, Destroyed and Seized by Indian Army in 1971 War
Pakistan Army Fighter Jet and Tanks Seized by Indian Army in 1971 War
Planes Inside the Air force Museum Hanger
Planes Inside the Air force Museum Hanger

Outside the hanger, larger air crafts are featured on display for the visitors. Here you can see some big fighter jets and tanks along with army vehicles which were used in the war. In the museum you can see the numerous number of Helicopters and aircrafts such as MIG 21, MIG 23, MIG 25, Sukhoi Su7, MI-4 Helicopter, etc. In transport section you can see some bigger air crafts such as Antonov An-12, Tupolev Tu-124, Douglas C-47, etc. however, these aircraft are stored under the apron and can be viewed only on Annual Air force Day-8 October. The Air force is planning to expand the area of the museum, so they can put more air crafts on the display for visitors.

Helicopter at Air force Museum
Helicopter at Air force Museum, Palam Delhi

The Air force Museum is just 2 KM away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The nearest Metro station is Delhi Aerocity of Airport Express line. Distance from Metro Station to Museum is around 5 KM. The distance from New Delhi Railway station is around 16 KM. You can reach here easily by DTC bus, auto, Delhi Metro or cabs.

Air Force Museum Palam Timings, Tickets and Important Information

Indian Air Force Museum Details
Address Palam, New Delhi
Contact No. 011-25687194, Extn. 6084, 6033
Entry Fee Free
Timings Wednesday to Sunday (10 AM to 5 PM)
Closed On Monday, Tuesday and All gazetted holidays
Nearest Metro Station Aerocity of Airport Express (5 KM)
Time Required to Visit 2 Hours
Washroom Yes
Canteen Yes
Souvenir Shop Yes
Parking Yes
Parking Fee Free Parking
Digital Camera, Mobile Phone Allowed
Camera Fee Free
Baggage Counter Yes, Free of Cost
Government ID Proof Mandatory
Board Displays the ticket price and timings of Air Force Museum Palam
Air Force Museum Palam Timing and Entry Fee

Timings of Air Force Museum, Palam are 10 AM to 5 PM and it remains open from Wednesday to Sunday. It remains closed on Monday, Tuesday and on Gazetted holidays.

Air Force Museum Palam Reception Gate with the display of Laser Guided Missile
Air Force Museum Palam Reception Gate

Government ID card is mandatory for entry into the museum. Entry is completely free and vehicle parking is also completely free. Vehicle parking is located just opposite to the Complex. Visitors can take digital cameras, mobile phones and wallets inside the museum. Carry bags and other items are not allowed inside the museum and it must be deposited in the baggage counter which is located just inside the gate of the complex. Washrooms, cafeteria, souvenir shop is located inside the complex. Air force museum Palam nearest metro station is Aerocity of Airport Express (5 KM) and Sector 10 Dwarka Metro Station (7.5 KM) of the Blue Line.

MIG 23 Fighter Jet in Air Force Museum New Delhi
MIG 23 Fighter Jet in Indian Air Force Museum New Delhi

It is a must visit place in Delhi and it should be visited along with kids. Children will surely like the museum and adults will be amazed by the glorious history of Indian Air Force.

Also check Places to visit in Delhi, Water parks in Delhi, India Gate, Museums in Delhi, National science centre.

One thought on “Indian Air Force Museum Palam Timing, Entry Fee, Address and Nearest Metro

  • March 25, 2017 at 12:50

    I just love this air force museum cauz my childhood memories are connected with it……….with proude & honour….I can say….i m an indian……jai hind.


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