A request for donations – Authentic WWII uniform.

The museum is developing it educational offer to schools for the start of the 2019 season. To help the children’s visit be even more immersive we would like to provide them with a few original World War 2 uniforms to wear during one of our new sessions.

We would like: flying jackets, flying boots, leather flying helmets, goggles, formal headwear and jackets (both male and female) with any insignia, especially brevets, on them. We ask that your donation be of good quality and be given with the understanding that they will be handled and worn by children during our educational sessions.

If you want to know more about our educational sessions or feel you can help our learning team in this or any other way, please get in touch using the contact us page.  To enable us to direct your enquiry to the correct person, please put the term “LEARNING DONATION” in the subject box. Thank you.

A world where RAF Metheringham is never forgotten.

Ensuring future generations are aware of the history of RAF Metheringham is very important to us. We therefore warmly welcome school visits to our museum.

What makes our school visits special?

Experience the unique atmosphere of a real war-time airfield.

Engage the children in our exciting activities.

Learn from our experienced volunteers.

We reveal the story of RAF Metheringham.

Plan Your Visit

Choose from a variety of activities:

  • Have a lesson inside our vintage Dakota aircraft
  • Be war-time detectives – handle real artefacts
  • Learn about the brave Lancaster Bomber crews
  • Experience an air-raid in our original shelters
  • Lunch in our street party atmosphere

Want to find out more?

Please complete the enquiries form on the Contact Us page.

Risk Assessment Form

Please see attached our assessment form. This is a guideline, designed to aid visiting teachers in completing their own risk assessment forms. Teachers are advised to carry out a preliminary visit in advance of their school trip in order to conduct their own risk assessment.


Please download our Risk Assessment Form:

Risk Assessment METHERINGHAM