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Key Stage 3

Handling Collection

Engage with our handling collection: RAF uniforms, flight clothing of different eras and Second World War objects.

First World War Handling Collection

Build an historical enquiry around the role of aircraft during the war, handle genuine objects from our collection, try on RFC uniforms.

Changing Technology and Warfare

Discover how aircraft technology and flight clothing developed through the First and Second World Wars, handle real objects, try on RFC and RAF uniforms.

Local History

Learn about the history of Hendon Aerodrome, the people who worked there and the events that took place.

Air Raid

Meet our Air Raid Warden, experience an Air Raid! and try on authentic Second World War RAF uniform.


Groups learn how parachutes work, then have the chance to make and test fly their own.


Investigate rocket science then design, make and launch a paper rocket fuelled by compressed air!


All of our Key Stage 3 workshops:

Are led by Museum staff

Last approximately 45 minutes to an hour

Cost £30

Are suitable for classes of up to 30 students

Run Tuesday - Friday, 10.15am, 11.15am & 12.15pm