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Event National Museum of Flight

Half term: Second World War Scotland

16 Oct - 18 Oct 2024
11:00 - 15:00

Concorde Hangar

Free with Museum admission
Tickets available from September 2024

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

Discover real objects and stories from the Second World War in Scotland with our half term family activities.

See clothing and equipment of worn and used RAF Coastal Command pilots during the Second World War and our newly refurbished blast and air raid shelters.

Then learn some of the skills needed by Special Operations Executive reconnaissance organisation, some of whom trained in nearby Belhaven in East Lothian.

All activities are drop in and free with museum admission.

Time & Dates


Second World War Object Handling 11:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 15:00
Air raid shelters tours  12:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 14:30
Special Operations Executive Skills 11:00 - 12:00 14:30 - 15:00
A group of people walking by an airplane.

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.

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