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National Museum of Flight

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Address: | East Fortune Airfield, North Berwick EH39 5LF, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 300 123 6789
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Check in for an aviation adventure at East Fortune airfield! Trace the...

Check in for an aviation adventure at East Fortune airfield! Trace the history of aviation from the First World War to today or join the jet set on a Boeing 707 and Concorde. Go interactive in hands-on galleries, where you can find out how aircraft fly and the skills you need to fly them.

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Love this place come rain or shine.

Been here a bunch of times with kids and parents. All find something to enjoy from the displays and from the interactive stuff. This week we all participated in building an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a bunch of times with kids and parents. All find something to enjoy from the displays and from the interactive stuff. This week we all participated in building an airfix model along with a load of other folk. Kids loved it. I loved it. The new hanger displays and movie footage are excellent. As are all of the... More 

1 Thank Zeeez
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for the National Museum Of Flight Air Show. It was buzzing! Lots of atmosphere and people. There was a good selection of food stands available. There are a number of hangers with interesting exhibits for all the family, some being interactive for children. Great day out! We would definitely go again.

1 Thank MDHarding
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this weekend for me to propose onboard the Concorde to my plane-mad now-fiancé. With this in mind, perhaps my review will be a bit biased, but I think this is a really good museum. Plenty to see and nicely spread out so none of the exhibits were too busy. I think the investment they've made in the two... More 

Thank JSW390
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for money, good customer care, staff so helpful and friendly, great displays, worth a return visit, good parking facilities

Thank Stewart R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I became a member of the museum nearly two years ago (well worth it if you are local) it was a childhood favourite of mine, has only gotten better since and is now one of my 5 year old's favourite places on the planet. Definitely take a map so you don't miss anything, exibits are spread over the whole site.... More 

Thank Kirsten R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Lived near here for years and finally got round to visiting! Well worth the (very reasonable) admission price. Absolutely loads to do and see, with the star of the show being the Concord as other reviews mention. Would especially recommend to anyone with an interest in military history as there is a full hangar dedicated to this style of aircraft.

Thank Richard K
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a full day here and loved every aspect of it. The Concorde experience is brilliant, with a really interesting and informative (free) audio guide. We enjoyed the non intrusive way this was set out, allowing you to wander through as you were ready with no one glaring over your shoulder. The various other exhibits were all equally interesting, and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to see Concorde and hubby heard an add on the radio about this place. Visited on our way home from Edinburgh. It was a fab day out. Really interesting. Concorde alone we probably spent a good hour or so looking around. Reasonably priced entry and plenty of parking. Can be cold and outdoor walking between hangars so wrap... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

An interesting visit particularly to see and board Concord. Very informative. Staff knowledgeable and very pleasant. Nice cup of coffee! Rather cold inside so wrap up if you go in winter (only open at weekends in the winter). Will go back in the summer to spend more time here and to enjoy the surrounding area.

Thank Claire C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Plenty to discover on this excellently-preserved airfield. The Fortunes of War section sets the scene and conjures up the life and experience of those living there during the wars. The interactive sections have so much to occupy young and old alike (you can crash your plane over and over again!), while the Concorde is of course a big attraction. Whatever... More 

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