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Event National Museum of Flight

Summer Satchels

29 Jun - 31 Aug 2023
10:00 - 17:00

Free with museum admission 

Just ask at the desk in the Concorde Hangar

See the National Museum of Flight in a different way this summer with our family activity satchels.

Each satchel contains all the equipment and simple instructions for five playful activities to help children explore the museum from a different perspective. The activities are designed to use outside on our spacious site.

Family exploring outside at the near the Vulcan aircraft at the National Museum of Flight.

Family exploring outside at the National Museum of Flight near the BAC 1-11.

Further guidance

The satchels are free to borrow on a first come, first served basis. Just ask at the desk in the Concorde Hangar, then repack and return the satchel to the Concorde Hangar once you and your family have completed all of the activities.

All equipment is suitable for 36 months+. The activities are designed for all the family but younger children will need help with the instructions. 

Getting here

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

Map and directions


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 information here. 

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