The big drop: Make your own parachute day

The D-Day Story

Date: 13th Aug 2022 - 13th Aug 2022
Time: 11am-3pm
Price: Range from Included in museum ticket price

Did you know that parachutists were an important part of D-Day? ‘Drop’ in to this family friendly craft activity and make and design your own parachute from scratch, with help from our friendly volunteers. Learn about the Rupert ‘Paradummies’ used to deceive the enemy on D-Day, meet one of the surviving Ruperts on display at the museum, and take home your very own mini Rupert to test your parachute.

Included in museum ticket price. No need to book.

Summary
Event
The big drop: Make your own parachute day
Location
The D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade,Southsea, Portsmouth,Hampshire-PO5 3NT
Starting on
August 13, 2022
Ending on
August 13, 2022
Description
Did you know that parachutists were an important part of D-Day? 'Drop' in to this family friendly craft activity and make and design your own parachute from scratch, with help from our friendly volunteers. Learn about the Rupert 'Paradummies' used to deceive the enemy on D-Day, meet one of the surviving Ruperts on display at the museum, and take home your very own mini Rupert to test your parachute. Included in museum ticket price. No need to book.

Address

The D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3NT