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Event National Museum of Flight

Awesome Bricks

15 Jun - 16 Jun 2024
10:00 - 17:00

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A cartoon propeller plane is being driven by a cartoon figure made of lego. There are white lego bits flying around the plane too, to look like clouds.

Join us for an awesome weekend of hands-on LEGO® at the National Museum of Flight.

Our hands-on celebration of LEGO returns to the National Museum of Flight. Join us for a lively weekend of LEGO brick fun, with lots to see and do for all ages.  

Get a close-up view of incredible LEGO constructions, including an interactive train set, and make your own unique creations in our white brick build zone. 

Help make a fire engine in our mass participation Big Build alongside LEGO experts Warren and Teresa Elsmore or compete against friends in our speed build challenge. 

Little ones will also find plenty to enjoy with their own DUPLO ® build-a-town activity, Soft Bricks and a minifigure hunt. 

Brick-tastic activities

  • Brick Build Zone
    Let your creative talents run free with our 70,000 white LEGO® 2x4 bricks.
  • Big Build
    Help make a fire engine in our mass participation Big Build alongside LEGO experts Warren and Teresa Elsmore.
  • AwesomeVille
    Welcome to AwesomeVille! Build your dream house and add it to the map to grow this awesome LEGO town, plus Little Awesomeville for under 5s.
  • LEGO® Train Layout
    Your chance to be a train driver. Choose your controller and navigate around the tracks.
  • LEGO® Fan Zones
    Explore unique models and tiny worlds created by amazing AFOLs (Adult Fans of LEGO®).
  • Minifigure Challenge
    Track down our minifigures hiding in the LEGO® Fan Zones.
  • Speed Build Challenge (11:00–16:00)
    Race against friends, family or other visitors to see who is fastest to build a simple LEGO® craft. Can you top the leaderboard?

Discover the full programme here

And don't forget, your ticket gets you access to our full museum site!

Food and drink

Visit the Aviator Cafe for a full range of hot and cold food and drinks, or enjoy a delicious wood-fired pizza from the Big Blu catering van.

Please note that filming and photography will take place at this event.


National Museums Scotland Members £2*

Adult £15.50

Concessions and discounted tickets

Disabled, Unemployed, Over 65s, Student, Young Scot (18+) £13.50

Child (5 - 15) £10.50

Carers and Child under 5 Free (ticketed)


15% off when you book as a family**

*Due to event capacity, there are a limited number of Member tickets available. These will be bookable in advance on a first come, first serve basis.

**15% off when you buy up to three Child (5-15) tickets alongside up to any two Adult, Over 60s, Student, Unemployed, Disabled or Young Scot tickets, with a maximum of five tickets in total. Cannot be used in conjunction with National Museums Scotland Member tickets or any other discount offer.

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Plan Your Visit

National Museum of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
East Lothian
EH39 5LF

Visiting information can be found on our Plan Your Visit pages.

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We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 

  • The site is wheelchair accessible and wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge.   
  • The hangars have ramped access, however, due to the historic nature of our collection, Concorde is not accessible to everyone.  
  • Adapted toilets are available.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. 

Find out more about our access information.

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