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Concorde at National Museum of Flight

National Museum of Flight

The National Museum of Flight is an historic airfield used in both the First and Second World Wars. It is home to Europe’s best collections of aircraft including Scotland’s Concorde. Located just outside Edinburgh in East Lothian a visit can be combined with other attractions like Direlton Castle, Glenkinchie Distillery or one of many lovely East Lothian villages for a pub lunch. Great for days our half days trips out of Edinburgh

An aviation adventure

One of Scotland’s top attractions, this national museum is home to a world-class collection of aircraft set within a unique historic airfield. Here your clients can hear about the fascinating stories of the people who built and flew these amazing machines and learn about the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day. They can immerse themselves in the history of the site and visit the museum’s hangars and airfield, then get on board Scotland’s Concorde to discover what supersonic flight was like for its passengers and crew.

Travel Trade Information

Trade Entry Rate - self guided or with own guide (over 10 pax)
Standard travel trade entry rate £ 10.50
Concession (Disabled/Student/Unemployed) - £8.50
Child 5 to 15 years - £6.50
Carer – Free of Charge
Tour guides go free

Group Guided Tour
Discover a world-class collection of aircraft and hear the fascinating stories of the people who built and flew them from this historic site.
Min 10 pax & Max 50 pax / 90 mins
Time - 90 minutes
Trade rate
£12.50 pp

Exclusive VIP Concorde Tour
Experience Scotland’s Concorde with a private tour after hours. Get on board and learn about its fascinating history. Elsewhere in the hangar visitors can see a Red Arrows Hawk and join the jet set on a Boeing 707!

Visit available between 1700 -1800 hrs
Min 15 /Max 50 pax
Time – 60 minutes
Trade Rate
£12.50 pp

Our local team have put together some ideas for combining other local attractions with a visit to the National Museum of Flight for great days out:

  • A coastal walk at North Berwick and visit to the Scottish Seabird Centre, with magnificent views of the Bass Rock, home to Europe’s largest gannet colony
  • Distillery Tours – NB Gin and Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery
    Visit a castle or historic house like Dirleton Castle and Gardens, Tantallan Castle or Newhailes House
  • Pub lunches or afternoon tea in Gullane, Dirleton or East Linton
  • Follow in the footsteps of John Muir – John Muir House, Dunbar, Dunbar or walk a stretch of the John Muir Way. 
  • Visit pre or post-game of golf fantastic East Lothian courses on Scotland's Golf Coast

To book all experiences at the National Museum of Flight Linda De Costa  l.decosta@nms.ac.uk

+44 (0) 131 247 4238

Coach Parking -There is free coach and car parking and plenty of spaces.

The Aviator Café offers a range of options including morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Enquire and prebook

Linda De Costa  l.decosta@nms.ac.uk

+44 (0) 131 247 4238

Take off for the day

National Museum of Flight

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

Admission

Advance online booking

Members Free
Adult £14.00 £13.00*
Concession £12.00 £11.00*
Child 5–15 £9.00 £8.00*
Under 5s Free

National Museums Scotland Members free

  • *Concessions: 60+, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people
  • Carers of disabled people free
  • National Museums Scotland Members free
  • School visits are free; some workshop charges apply
  • Discounts available for pre-booked school and group visits and those travelling by bicycle

*Book in advance to save
15% off when you book as a family**
**15% off when you buy up to three Child (5–15) tickets alongside up to any two Adult or Concession tickets, with a maximum of five tickets in total. Cannot be used in conjunction with National Museums Scotland Member tickets or any other discount or offer.

Opening times

Winter opening Nov - Mar
Open weekends only, Sat & Sun: 10:00 - 16:00, last entry 15:00


February half term opening hours
Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb
Open daily: 10:00 - 16:00

Awards

We take pride in maintaining the highest standards to make your visit as rewarding as possible.

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