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Museum trails

Explore the museum collections and historic airfield with our family trails.
Colourful illustrations of different vehicles

I Spy Under 5s Trail

Especially for our youngest visitors our I Spy Trail helps them to spot shapes, colours, names and count objects during a visit to the museum.

Download the trail and print out before a visit
Yellow aircraft suspended from the ceiling of a hangar at the National Museum of Flight.

Flying into the Future Trail

Find out how engineers are working to make air travel less damaging to the environment.

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Illustration of an underground in a grassy field with the roof exposed

Second World War Trail

Discover the history of East Fortune airfield with our Second World War-themed family trail.

Use our family trail to navigate around East Fortune Airfield and learn about how the site was used by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

Explore key highlights (including the blast shelter and parachute store) and discover how the site was used in 1944, when 2000 people trained and worked here.

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Young child wearing a pair of sunglasses and eating an ice cream cone, standing next to some plane toys.

Family Membership

Create memories that last a lifetime!

Become Family Members and receive free access to the National Museum of Flight throughout the year for you and your loved ones.

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Museum map

Explore our museum map and discover highlights from the historic East Fortune Airfield.

View the map online 

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