Horrible Histories: Spies †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 4TH JANUARY 2015

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Horrible Histories: SpiesThe IWM London (Imperial War Museums) in London re-opened on 19th July 2014, having closed its doors for redevelopment in January 2014, and with it came the return of family exhibition, 'Horrible Histories: Spies'. Based on the popular children's book series by Terry Deary, the display immerses visitors into the world of World War Two espionage, including codes and ciphers, disguises, camouflage, forgeries and gadgets. The display includes James Bond style gadgets like a tear-gas fountain pen used by Tommy Yeo-Thomas, one of the most famous agents from the Special Operations Executive (SOE), and a pair of false feet to wear over boots so disguising footprints. There are interactive elements including a camera which takes a passport photo which can then be disguised with false beards, hats and the like, and a trail to follow - collect stamps for your essential spy kit by unveiling the invisible ink and cracking the codes.

Over the next decade the IWM London flagship branch will be transformed by a £35 million project. The 'Horrible Histories: Spies' exhibition reopened as part of the first phase, launched in July 2014 with the opening of new First World War Galleries to mark the 100 year anniversary of the start of the First World War.

About IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times of conflict, re-opened on 19th July 2014 with a dramatic new atrium space by Fosters + Partners, and new permanent First World War Galleries, a highlight of which is a trench complete with periscopes, sounds and projections recreating what life was like behind the front line on the Western Front. More about IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

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