Come visit our exciting First World War in the Air Exhibition
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- Wing your way over to a wonderful collection of aircraft, interactives, medals, uniforms, film shows and memorabilia on display and trace the story of the RAF and aviation itself. The Royal Air Force Museum’s purpose is to tell the story of the RAF through is people and collections. Discover a place of storytelling and sharing, revealed through the fascinating stories of serving RAF personnel, veterans, cadets and reserves. Explore innovative, accessible exhibitions dedicated to technological development, archive documents, personal items and the heritage of our sites. Our stories are drawn from times of war and keeping the peace, at home and abroad. They include tales of courage, fear, love, loss and laughter. Find out about them through our galleries and online and contribute stories of your own. Drop in for a visit, debate the future, test your ﬂying skills, marvel at our aircraft and explore the fascinating history of the ﬁrst 100 years of the RAF. Enjoy an invigorating cup of coffee underneath the wings of our Sunderland Flying Boat or in our restaurant, before immersing yourself in one of our 4D or VR experiences. Younger visitors will love our themed outdoor play area and calendar of family events. A FREE, fun and fantastic day out for everyone.