Two girls at The D-Day Story showing off the parachutes they've made

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Did you know that parachutists were an important part of D-Day? ‘Drop’ in to this family-friendly craft activity where you can make and design your own parachute from scratch.

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 paradummy to test your parachute.

This activity is included in the regular museum ticket price. There's no need to book.

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The Big Drop: Make your own parachute

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