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Things to see and do

Find out why the National Museum of Flight is one of Scotland's top days out.

Explore the history of aviation, uncover unforgettable stories and discover one of Europe's best collections of aircraft.
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Fantastic Flight

Explore three hands-on galleries and find out how aeroplanes fly, how they are built and the skills needed to be a pilot. Can you navigate your way round the world or land an aeroplane?

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Fortunes of War

The National Museum of Flight stands on the UK's best-preserved Second World War airfield. Fortunes of War recounts the vivid human story of this historic military airfield. Through personal testimony, photographs, film and unique artefacts, it tells the story of service at East Fortune.

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The Concorde Experience

The National Museum of Flight is home to Scotland's only Concorde. Climb aboard to discover what transatlantic flight was like for passengers and crew and learn about the legacy of this iconic aircraft.

The Concorde Experience
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Museum trails

Explore the museum collections and historic airfield with our family trails.

Museum trails
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Open-air adventures

Stretch your legs and explore the historic site on foot and take on our outdoor assault course.

View a map of the site
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Explore the hangars

Experience the history and drama of flight as never before! Discover amazing aircraft and stories in our military and civil aviation hangars and immerse yourself in the wartime history of our historic airfield.

Explore the hangars

Discover our aircraft

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