RAF Museum London to Reopen On May 17th

LIFT FEB 2020


PRESS RELEASE – RAF Museum London will open its doors on Monday, May 17yh.  Visitors can pre-book their arrival time at rafmuseum.org. While still offering free entry to all, the timed ticket approach will guarantee the space needed for a safe an enjoyable day out.

The Museum has been working hard behind the scenes to prepare new social distancing measures in preparation for re-opening, a one-way visitor flow and a limit of the number of people in each building will be in place when the Museum reopens on May 17th. Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance to each hangar and throughout each building. Hand washing facilities are also available in all Museum buildings. The management also encourages visitors to act in a manner that respects the safety of others.

The RAF Museum is unique in terms of its size, it offers wide open spaces – both inside and out, and a range of exhibits that will engage the whole family. Their large green spaces are ideal for a summer picnic and they are also offering take-away food at their restaurants. Onsite parking is available, and the Museum shop will also be open and take contactless payment.

One of the newest exhibitions at the RAF Museum in London

Upcoming events:

Saturday, July 24th until Sunday, August 15th: ActiveFest

Tackle The Hercules, our outdoor obstacle course; race against your friends or try to compete for the top spot on our leader board. You will face the ninja wall, need to crawl under cargo nets and swing over water to get to the finish line. Sign your little ones up for a parent and baby yoga session or get them moving in our activity classes.

To everyone in the RAF physical health and wellbeing are very important, so join us at the RAF Museum for this outdoor festival of fitness and fun.

Saturday, July 31st and Sunday, August 1st: Family Festival of Flight

Our family festival is back again this year. Come and discover the wonders of flight and get involved in our activities for all ages.

Friday, August 20th to Sunday, August 22nd: Sundown Cinema at the RAF Museum

The big screen is landing outdoors to the RAF Museum this summer. Bring the whole family along to watch loads of fun films, including Moana, Greatest Showman and of course Top Gun.

Our vintage fairground will be on site to make your trip to our outdoor cinema even more memorable. Have a go on the swing boats or high striker before sitting down to watch one of our family favourites..

Saturday, August 28th: Spitfire 10K

The Spitfire 10K is back! Enter now and race through the Museum, before setting off around the pavements of Colindale. The historic location RAF Hendon Airfield will form the route of your race, running down residential streets which were once landing strips for Spitfire’s.

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