Discover what life was like during the First and Second World Wars and explore new Cold War content at this award-winning event.

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Book Early Bird tickets by 24 April

Explore First and Second World War encampments with living history groups and learn some 1940s dance moves with a vintage swing troupe. Uncover the secrets of the Cold War and have a go at code cracking.  There's lots for all the family with  mini ride-on aeroplanes, crafts and activities. 

  • View vintage military vehicles © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    View vintage military vehicles © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Hear your favourite wartime songs with the Blitz Sisters © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Hear your favourite wartime songs with the Blitz Sisters © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Learn some 1940s dance moves © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Learn some 1940s dance moves  © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Meeting wartime re-enactors from the First and Second World Wars © Neil Hanna

    Meeting wartime re-enactors from the First and Second World Wars  © Neil Hanna
  • Meet costumed military personnel in battle re-enactments © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Meet costumed military personnel in battle re-enactments © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Explore inside our #NewHangars © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Explore inside our #NewHangars © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Second World War battle reneactment © Neil Hanna

    Second World War  battle reneactment  © Neil Hanna
  • First World War medical care © Neil Hanna

    First World War medical care  © Neil Hanna
  • First World War military drill demonstration © Neil Hanna

    First World War military drill demonstration  © Neil Hanna

 

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Event information

When

7 May 2017
10:00-17:00

Where

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune, EH39 5LF

How much

Early Bird tickets (available until 24 April, limited numbers)

Event ticket prices include museum admission

Booking information

Early Bird tickets now available.

Call 0300 123 6789 or book online.

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