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Event National Museum of Flight

Flying into the Future

1 Apr - 5 Apr 2024
11:00 - 15:00

Concorde Hangar

Free with museum admission

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Four visitors look into lit glass case.

Visitors look at case in National Museum of Flight.

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

Visitors look at case in National Museum of Flight.

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

Explore the future of flight with fun, family activities at the National Museum of Flight.

About the event

From airships to autogyros and electric to hydrogen-powered aircraft, discover how we might fly in the future with fun, family activities.

Activities include a family technical challenge where you will use craft materials to build something that flies, a staff-led tour of the Civil Aviation Hangar and a trail exploring the 50+ aircraft on display in the museum.

Family Technical Challenge

11:00–12:30 and 13:00–16:00

Civil Aviation Hangar Tours

12:00 and 14:00

Museum Trail is available all day.

Further afield

Check out our Science Festival activities at the National Museum of Scotland!


For the full Science Festival programme, including details of how to book, please visit the Science Festival website.

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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.

Plan your visit


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.

Our family programming is supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery  People's Postcode Lottery
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