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Parachute Adventures


Fly high at the National Army Museum with their Summer mission: Parachute adventures activities and workshops. Inspired by the Special Forces: In the Shadows exhibition, the Museum is running a series of fun filled activities for children of all ages throughout the summer holiday.

From parachute making to camouflage and aerodynamics, participants will learn about the challenges of working in extreme conditions through a variety of specially designed drop-in workshops and activities. Put your knowledge and skills to the test as you design, create, and target drop your parachute. Does your parachute have what it takes to survive the fall? See how it stacks up against the competition by joining our leader board for the more competitive challenges.   

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What happens once your parachute lands safely? The journey to the ground is just the beginning of your mission. Learn about how to ensure you pack the right tools for success and test your memory in our Kim’s game activity. Do you have the skills and knowledge needed to complete this mission?

Summer Mission: Parachute Adventures

Activities daily Monday – Saturday

Design Your Own Parachute

  • 10.30am – 11.15am and 2pm – 2.45pm
  • Pick up a free ticket from the Welcome Desk

What material, shape and design makes the best parachute? What will you choose? Make sure your paratrooper can hit the target, stay camouflaged and complete the mission.

Giant Parachute Drop Zone times

  • 11.20am – 11.50am and 2.50pm – 3.20pm
  • Drop in

How well can your parachute fly? Test your accuracy and beat your friends with our daily drops. Can you make our leaderboard? Come back another day to try and beat your personal best!

Mission Training sessions

  • 12pm – 12.45pm and 3.30pm – 4.15pm
  • Pick up a free ticket from the Welcome Desk

Get prepared for your special mission with one of our training workshops. Sharpen your memory to see if you can make the cut, pack your bag with the essentials for survival and test your observation skills with our spot the sniper activity.

More info here

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