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National Museum of Scotland

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft

17 May - 4 Aug 2018
10:00 - 17:00
See the Soyuz spacecraft used for European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia Mission to the International Space Station and accompanying virtual reality adventure.

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National War Museum

The Poppy: A Symbol of Remembrance

30 Mar 2018 - 27 Jan 2019
This exhibition examines the history of the poppy and its emergence as a symbol of remembrance.

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National Museum of Flight

Red Arrows Hawk T.1A

25 Apr 2018 - 31 Jan 2025
10:00-17:00
We welcome the arrival of a fantastic Red Arrows Hawk T.1A to the collection at National Museum of Flight for 2018.
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    Our Wild Scotland Photo Challenge celebrated Scotland's wildlife in all its beauty and diversity.
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