Imperial War Museum closed by storm damage

Storm damage has forced the closure of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford in Cambridgeshire ahead of the busy school half-term.

A spokesperson said: "Due to structural damage caused by high winds, IWM Duxford is closed until further notice. The next update will be provided on Tuesday 18 February.

"We understand that this news will be disappointing to visitors hoping to enjoy our February half term activities. We apologise for any inconvenience caused."

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