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Event National Museum of Flight

National Lottery Open Weekend

16 Mar - 17 Mar 2024
10:00 - 16:00

Free entry on presentation of National Lottery ticket (T&Cs apply)

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People walking around a plane.

Visitors in the Concorde hangar at the National Museum of Flight.

© © Ruth Armstrong Photography

Visitors in the Concorde hangar at the National Museum of Flight.

© © Ruth Armstrong Photography

On 16 and 17 March, the National Museum of Flight is taking part in the National Lottery Open Week. 

As a recipient of National Lottery funding, we are inviting players to the museum for free for the weekend, to say thank you for their support.

Please book a timed entry ticket online for every member of your group in advance of your visit, and bring both your admission ticket and your lottery ticket or scratch card with you. See further terms and conditions below.

A family of four standing on the boarding steps leading up to a Concorde aircraft.

Visitors boarding Concorde © Ruth Armstrong Photography

Two children swinging from a climbing frame on an assault course.

Children on the assault course © Ruth Armstrong Photography

Two visitors looking inside the cockpit of a yellow aircraft parked in a storage hangar.

Visitors inside the Civil Aviation hangar © Ruth Armstrong Photography

A family of four playing with an interactive display at the National Museum of Flight.

Interactives in Fantastic Flight © Ruth Armstrong Photography

The National Museum of Flight will be taking part in National Lottery Open Week with a special offer of free entry on 16 and 17 March 2024 if you present a lottery ticket or scratchcard with your admission ticket.

  • This offer will run on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March, 10am – 4pm only.
  • Booking in advance is required.
  • Please book all tickets including under 5’s (lottery tickets are not required for under 5’s but must still be booked). Visit to book your tickets.
  • One National Lottery ticket (physical or digital), scratchcard, or Instant Win Game per person will give free access (except under 5’s who are free)
  • Max of 6 tickets per group
  • All National Lottery games, including National Lottery draw-based games, Instant Win Games, and National Lottery scratchcards, purchased in-store and online / via app, qualify to redeem this offer.
  • Proof of purchase of a National Lottery game can be either hard copy ticket or digital.
  • The date of draw / purchase is not relevant.
  • All offers are subject to availability.
  • The National Museum of Flight has the right to refuse entry in the unlikely event of the venue / offer reaching capacity, as well as any unforeseen circumstances.
  • In the event of queries on the day, the organisation's decision is final.
  • This offer is not exchangeable or valid with any other offer.


Part of the National Lottery Open Week

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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