Come and explore the animals that inspired the pioneers of flight at National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield.

Kestrel Craft

Sat 14 – Sun 22 October, 12:00 – 15:00 (drop-in), Concorde Hangar

Come and make your own flying paper bird to take home. 

Family Storytelling

Mon 16 – Fri 20 October, 12:00 & 14:00 (30 minute sessions, drop-in), Concorde Hangar

Aviation tales for all the family.

Birds of Prey displays

Wed 18 October, 11:30 & 14:30, outside the Civil Aviation Hangar

Meet brilliant birdman Ben Potter and watch dramatic flying displays with falcons, hawks and owls.


RSPB will also be joining us each day from 12:00 – 16:00 in the Concorde Hangar.


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Header image: Bird of prey at National Museum of Flight © Ruth Armstrong Photography

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Military and civil aviation hangars
Discover the stories behind one of Europe’s best collections of aircraft.

Explore two new hangars at the National Museum of Flight and experience the history and drama of flight as never before.
Event information


14 Oct - 22 Oct 2017
12:00-16:00 (museum open 10:00-17:00)


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

How much

Included as part of normal museum admission

Adult £12
Concession £10
Child: £7 (under 5 free) 
Family £31 (2 adults and 2 children) 
Members Free 
National Art Pass holders: free 
Discounts are available for those travelling by bicycle and groups

Concorde Audio Guide: Free
Free parking

Booking information

October holidays

Sat 14-Sun 22 October

February holidays

Sat 10-Sun 18 February 2018


By bus, train, bicycle or car

Find out how to get to Reach for the Skies here.

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

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