Discover the iconic Spitfire with our half term family activities in February at National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield.

Make an Airfix Supermarine Spitfire model

12:30-15:30, Education Centre.One model per visitor. Limited to 40 models a day, first come first served.

Spitfire object handling

12:00-12:30, 15:30-16:00, at the Spitfire in the Military Aviation Hangar.

Header image: Spitfire in the Military Aviation hangar at National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield © Paul Dodds

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Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe

The Spitfire is the most famous of all British combat aircraft, and played a vital role in the Battle of Britain in 1940.

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


10 Feb - 18 Feb 2018
12:00-16:00 (museum open 10:00-16:00)


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


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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