World Wars Experience Join us for an action packed day where the two World Wars come to life at National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Things to know Date: Sun 27 May Time: 10:00-17:00 Cost: Adult £10:50 / £8.50, Child £5 (under 5 free) Family (2 adults, 2 children) £27.50, National Museums Scotland Members free. Parking £4. Booking: Book your tickets online or call 0300 123 6789. Step back in time and win a ride in a Panzer Tank! Join our living history presenters and Step back in time to discover what life was really like during the First and Second World Wars! Have a closer look at some of our aircraft and find out more about the Second World War collection here. We’re also offering you the chance to win a ride in a replica German Panzer III tank and a free family ticket, find out more here Replica Second World War German Panzer III tank. What's On? World War Displays: (30 Mins) Witness our re-enactors relive the drills the gunfire and the hard times that our soldiers had to face during World War 1 and 2. Flying Display: (10 Mins) Aerobatic flying display from a period biplane to show how enthusiast pilots trained to become “The Few” that saved the country. Miss Dixie Belle’s Parlour:(30 Mins) Find out how you can still look your best during times of Rationed Fashion, between shows Miss Dixie Belle will be offering free hairstyling The Make Do and Mend Show: (45 mins) Join Edna, our 1940s housewife and find out how to make the most of what little you had in a British wartime home. Military Catwalk: (30 Mins) Bonnets buttons and bayonets. Find out how military uniform changed throughout the wars. Wartime Rationing Show: (45 Mins) Join Edna as she recounts the struggle faced by 1940s housewives to provide for their families when food was in short supply. After the Battle: (30 Mins) Relive the trauma experienced by millions of soldiers who fought on the front line during World War 1 in this gritty presentation. East Lothian’s Secret War:(15 Mins) D-Day deceptions, underground armies and even the atomic bomb! Find out how it all happened on our doorstep with our curator Ian Brown. Spitfire Women:(1 hour drop in session) Meet our 1940s ‘It Girl’ and hear how socialite women landed the glamorous job of spitfire delivery, presented by our curator Julie Orford. Parachute Talk: (15 Mins) Meet wartime character from East Fortune working in our very own parachute store Hangar 4 drop in activities Kids Workshops: activities and make-and-take Homing Pigeons: find out how these amazing birds helped us win the war. Pigeon release at 2:30 Museum of Communication Madlab! Become a spy by creating your own Morse code and Enigma Machine (charges apply) Watch the Birdie: Dress up and pose for your own vintage wartime photo. Miss Dixie Belle’s Parlour: Between shows indulge yourself with a wartime ‘do’. First come first served! Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter: See the Volunteers of the Aviation Preservation Society of Scotland assemble a replica Sopwith 1½ Strutter on site Radar Room: Find out about the history of radio and radar in the Radar Room. Also, try sending Morse code in a replica of the Wireless Operator’s position of an Avro Lancaster bomber. Latest blog posts Getting ready for a right old battle! Looking good and eating lots of cabbage Belle of the War Have a 1940s makeover in Miss Dixiebelle's parlour. 2011 action on Flickr Flickr images Take photos this Sunday and upload our Flickr Group. Related pages How to find us Second World War aircraft Sopwith Strutter National War Museum Letters from the trenches History of East Fortune Flying display with a period biplane. Edna eating a pigs trotter Boys investigating a wartime siren. Gordon Highlanders Camp.