Children’s Trails to Explore the Museum
Pick up your Future Pilots Trail and Summer of Space Trails, two great ways to explore the Museum and learn more about the amazing aircraft exhibits you will find here at Elvington.
Future Pilots Trail – Become a Future Pilot to discover the Museum and earn your wings. Be sure to collect your Future Pilot Qualification Sticker from the Museum shop at the end of your exploration.
Summer of Space Trail – This year is 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing. Use our Summer of Space trail to discover the links between the Museum’s aircraft and man’s quest to land on the moon. Learn how hot it can be in space and yet how cold it can be aboard the Museum’s Halifax in wartime and lots of other cool facts.
Hands On History
Each Monday, join our guides and learn what life was like to be growing up in wartime. In the days before Facebook and Snapchat, how did children keep in touch and how scary was it to have been growing up and going to school in World War Two.
Find out what it was like to wear a gas mask, what everyone used to eat and how families used to deal with the idea of being at war.
Hands on History Details
- Location – The Air Gunners Room
- Every Monday from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
- Free of charge