It's over 40 years since Scotland's Concorde took the skies in the first BA Concorde fleet commercial passenger flight. Don't miss the chance to get up close to G-BOAA.


When Concorde took to the skies more than 40 years ago she eptomised a new age of scientific and technological innovation.  Famously travelling faster than the speed of sound, Concorde flew from London to New York in under four hours.

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

Scotland’s Concorde

Scotland’s Concorde, Golf-Bravo Oscar Alpha Alpha, was the first of her kind to go into service with British Airways, in 1976. 8,064 flights later, she came to rest at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune after the Concorde fleet was decommissioned in 2003. You can find out more about her in our Explore section.

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Above: Get on board Concorde at the National Museum of Flight.

Visiting Concorde

Concorde is housed next to the museum shop and Aviator Café. Entry is included in museum admission. A FREE audio tour is available, offering an in depth perspective on the famous plane, with commentary from former Concorde pilot Captain Jock Reid.

  • Don't miss the chance to get up close to Scotland's Concorde.

    Don't miss the chance to get up close to Scotland's Concorde.
  • Climb on board to discover what transatlantic flight was like for passengers and crew.

    Climb on board to discover what transatlantic flight was like for passengers and crew.
  • See where the rich and famous would have taken their seats © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.

    See where the rich and famous would have taken their seats © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.
  • View inside the passenger cabin of Concorde © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.

    View inside the passenger cabin of Concorde © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.
  • Investigate the supersonic bathroom facilities © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.

    Investigate the supersonic bathroom facilities © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.
  • Passenger cabin mach meter on board Concorde © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.

    Passenger cabin mach meter on board Concorde © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.
  • Have a look inside the Concorde cockpit © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.

    Have a look inside the Concorde cockpit © Jenni Sophia Fuchs.
  • Have a look at Concorde from different angles.

    Have a look at Concorde from different angles.
  • Take a closer look at Concorde's undercarriage.

    Take a closer look at Concorde's undercarriage.

The Concorde Experience

Before or after boarding Concorde herself, take a trip through the Concorde Experience exhibition to discover the story of supersonic flight. See Concorde in action in our film and find out about the race to break the sound barrier, the design and build of the world's first supersonic passenger aircraft and what it was like to be a traveller or crew member on board.

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Above: Learn more about the legacy of the iconic Concorde.

Museum information

Opening times

Summer opening

30 March - 31 October 2018
Open every day
10:00-17:00 

Winter opening

November 2017 – March 2018
Saturday and Sunday only
10:00-16:00

Admission

Adult £12
Concession £10*
Child(5-15) £7 (under 5 free)
Family £31 (2 adults and 2 children)

National Museums Scotland Members Free  

* 60+, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free.

All tickets include a discretionary donation
Discounts available for group bookings and those travelling by bicycle
School visits are free (charges apply for some workshops)

Concorde Audio Guide Free

Free parking

There is an extra charge for some events

How to find us

East Fortune Airfield,
East Lothian,
EH39 5LF
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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