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Jet Age Museum

This event is free to attend

Jet Age Museum exists to promote and preserve the history of Gloucestershire’s contribution to world aviation from the early days of flight. The collection includes a replica of the 1920s Gloster Gamecock biplane fighter, a 1930s Gloster Gladiator fighter undergoing restoration, a replica of Britain's first jet powered aircraft, the Gloster E28/39, which first left the ground at Brockworth airfield in 1941 and other aircraft including original Gloster-built Meteor and Javelin fighters. The Museum’s Vulcan bomber cockpit and Trident airliner cockpit and cabin will be open subject to availability.

There will be a series of short talks on aviation history subjects delivered by Museum volunteers and guest speakers on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th. Please refer to the Museum website www.jetagemuseum.co.uk for topics and timings nearer the dates.

The Museum will also be hosting a special exhibition entitled "Battle of Britain. To commemorate the Fight for Freedom". The exhibition features the Polish, Czechoslovac and British brotherhood in arms during the Battle of Britain in 1940.

There will be a special talk regarding this topic entitled "Battle of Britain" on Sat 15th at 11AM

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All children must be accompanied by an adult

jet Age Museum
Event Dates & Times
  • Thu 13th Sep, 2018 10:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 14th Sep, 2018 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 15th Sep, 2018 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 15th Sep, 2018 11:00
  • "Battle of Britain" talk
  • Sun 16th Sep, 2018 10:00 - 16:00
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Jet Age Museum
Jet Age Museum
Meteor Business Park, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL2 9QL

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