RAF Museum unveils the Battle of Britain Beacon

The RAF Museum have just released this video on Youtube showing their plans for a Battle of Britain Beacon.

This really is quite an innovative idea, and I think its exactly the kind of thing that Museums should be doing to bring history and heritage into the 21st Century. A Beacon is a great idea, giving the building exactly the right kind of image – of light, and hope. I really like how its a museum building, but it has a real purpose from the outside too. The planned new building is part of the Museum’s broader modernisation programme. It will allow wider public access to to the Museums Collections, something I always support.

Of course its very fitting to be focussing on the Battle of Britain, in the year of its 70th anniversary. The provision of suitable funding, and the agreement with interested parties and authorities with whom the Museum is consulting widely, will dictate when the Trustees of the Museum will take the final decision to proceed with construction.

Click here for more information about the Battle of Britain Beacon

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3 responses to “RAF Museum unveils the Battle of Britain Beacon

  1. Mike Burleson

    Wow! Love to see it!

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