15 May 202240s Themed Day at the Museum – 15 May 2022
Date: 15 May 2022 - 15 May 2022
Location: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum
40s Themed Day at the Museum
This will be a 40s themed day at the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum.
With stalls, items for sale and 40s vehicles on display, this will be a great day out for the whole family.
There will be plenty of time to walk around the museum and look at the artefacts, the aircraft and cockpits, as well as the themed rooms dedicated to the RAF Bomb-er Command, 446th Bomb Group, Air-Sea Rescue/Coastal Command and the Royal Observer Corps.
The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight has scheduled a Hurricane fly-past.
Please note, however, that Flypasts are subject to weather conditions and operation commitments on the day. Timings will only be notified on the day
There will be 40s style music in the main hangar during the day.
Lots to Do
Come along and see one of the region's premier aviation museums at the centre of East Anglia. Enjoy a family day out with lots to do and see. With the museum being free to park and free to enter, this is a reasonable day out and a chance to see a plethora of aviation items. Located on the site can be found; 60+ aircraft and cockpits on display, 1000s of related aviation artefacts from the early 1900s through to more modern times.
Provided we have sufficient volunteers on the day, we will have Aircraft Open for you to look inside, there will be Flight Simulators to fly and Military Weapons to see.
In addition to the main hangars, the rooms behind the shop and the outside aircraft exhibits, there are separate buildings dedicated to Coastal Command/Air Sea Rescue, The Royal Observer Corps, RAF Bomber Command and the 446 USAAF Bomb Group.
We are Family Friendly
With a family-friendly atmosphere, all are welcome. No advance booking is necessary, just turn up on the day.
The on-site shop has both museum and aircraft-related items for sale. Items range in price from “pocket money” upwards, with lots of models and toys for the young. The shop also serves drinks, sweets and ice creams. With picnic tables scattered throughout the site, there is plenty of space to sit, relax and enjoy a refreshment break.
We are Dog Friendly
We have plenty of space for the whole family including the family dog. Dogs are welcome in all areas apart from the shop. We do, however, request you keep your dogs on a leash at all times.
We are Wheelchair Friendly
We are wheelchair friendly in all areas apart from the aircraft cockpits.
Visit the NAAFI Café
In addition to the shop serving some refreshments, the NAAFI Café will be open in the main hangar. The NAAFI will be serving hot drinks and light snacks throughout each of the days.
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