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Travel back in time with the RAF Museum London this May Half-Term with a range of family activities. Discover all about the RAF and life during the 1940s, culminating in our D-Day Weekend.

D-Day, The RAF Story: The Tour

For the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing, the RAF Museum will be offering a tour for a limited time only, telling the story of the role of the RAF during the D-Day Operations.

Explore the varied roles of the RAF during D-Day, from bombing to reconnaissance and logistics. See this story come to life in the Museum’s Hangars 3, 4, and 5 among iconic aircraft such as the Avro Lancaster, the Handley Page Halifax, and the de Havilland Mosquito. Delivered by our expert volunteer tour guides; they will meet you by the nose of the Lancaster at your tour time.

Tickets: £10.00
Location: Hangars 345
Date: Sunday 26 May, Tuesday 28 May, Thursday 30 May, Saturday 1 June, Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 6 June.
Timings: 30 min timeslots available 11:00 am to 1:00 pm then 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Recommended Age: 8+

Aircraft Access: Lockheed Hudson

This is the opportunity to fully experience the aircraft that bravely carried into and out of Nazi-occupied Europe.

Although often a forgotten hero of WWII, visitors will be privileged to gain exclusive access to the first Allied aircraft to capture a U-boat, be equipped with airborne lifeboats, and shoot down an enemy whilst operating from the British Isles.

Tickets: £5.00
Location: Hangars 345
Date: Saturday 25th, Monday 27th and Wednesday 29th of May
Timings: 15 min timeslots available 11:00 am to 1:00 pm then 2:00 pm to 4:00pm
Recommended Age: 8+

Audio Story WWII Trail

Embark on an exciting journey through aviation history with the RAF Museum’s brand-new trail.

Meet Woof Commander Antis the Dog and Flight Lieutenant Percy the Parachuting Penguin!

Enchanting narration interspersed with the hum of engines and the buzz of crucial radio chatter will guide visitors as they learn of the tales of the brave men, women, and animals who made a difference in Britain’s finest hour.

This audio trail promises an accessible experience that transcends anything you’ve heard before. All you will need you will need to access this journey to the pass is your own smart device, headphones and internet access.

What we want to know most is are you Team Antis or Team Percy. Make sure you let everyone know who is your favorite during your visit!

Tickets: FREE
Location: Hangars 345
Date: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June
Timings: Drop-in throughout the day, just scan the QR code and go!
Recommended Age: 4+

 

For more information, visit www.rafmuseum.org