Chambers Street, EH1 1JF
Open daily 10:00–17:00
Tel: 0300 123 6789
East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
Open weekends only, 10:00–16:00
Paid entry, Members free
Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
Open daily 9:45–16:45 (Oct to Mar)
Entry to the museum is free
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Join us on a thrilling adventure in our de Havilland Dragon aeroplane.
Meet an engineer who saw this famous pilot fly.
Design and build a better catering trolley for Concorde.
Your pupils will discover more about the forces of flight by building three experiments of their own.
Discover what it was like for the pilots who flew in the First World War.
Your pupils will make simple things that fly, then find out about the pushes and pulls that make them glide.
Work with our costumed interpreter to discover engineering and create solutions.
Discover what it was like for the pilots who flew in the Second World War.
Explore the topic of transport through handling objects and our collection of aeroplanes.