National Museum of Flight

Wing your way to one of Scotland's top days out at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield.

Scotland's National Airshow

27 Jul 2019
Join us for Scotland's National Airshow on Saturday 27 July 2019.

Airship R.34 Anniversary Season

29 Jun - 31 Oct 2019
A summer season to celebrate the Airship R.34 centenary epic Atlantic crossing.

Record Breakers Summer Trail

29 Jun - 8 Sep 2019
Take part in our Record Breakers themed family trail and discover the museum and historic airfield anew.

Survival School

24 Aug - 25 Aug 2019
Pilots have always run the risk of being stranded in the wilderness. Discover some of the bushcraft skills they learn to increase their chances of survival at this hands-on family event.

Behind the scenes

24 Apr - 30 Oct 2019
11:00 and 14:00
Join us for monthly curator tours and go behind-the-scenes in our object store at National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield.
Construction of R34 was completed on 20 December 1918 and it was flown to East Fortune in May 1919.

Airship R.34

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic flight from Britain to the United States. On 2 July 1919 Airship R.34 departed from East Fortune Airfield, landing on Long Island, New York 108 hours later.

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Members receive discounts on Airshow tickets plus free access to the National Museum of Flight and special events throughout the year.
Museum information

Opening times

April–October 2019
Open every day

November 2019–March 2020
Open weekends


Adult £12.50
Concession £10.50*
Child (5-15) £7.50 (under 5 free) 
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £33

National Museums Scotland Members free  

*Over 60s, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card,
unemployed with ID, disabled people (Carers of disabled people go free).

All tickets include a discretionary donation

Extra charges for some events

Free parking

Free Concorde audio guide 

Discounts available for group bookings and those travelling by bicycleSchool visits are free (charges apply for some workshops)

How to find us

East Fortune Airfield,
East Lothian,
EH39 5LF
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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Advance ticket sales close on Fri 26 July at 15:00 hours.

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