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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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Great day out

We had decided to visit this as I always wanted to see Concorde which was the main attraction but there was so much more! There is 4 hangers which house all types of planes from... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Denis J
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We had decided to visit this as I always wanted to see Concorde which was the main attraction but there was so much more! There is 4 hangers which house all types of planes from all different eras. The Concorde is housed in its own hanger. The hangers are laid out in an old airfield with plenty of space to... More 

Thank Denis J
Louth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Wonderful day out. The highlight for my wife was Concord - we were due to fly on her but 3 weeks before was the fatal crash in Paris so she was grounded. There were very few people when we visited, but as the site is so large, it can accommodate loads of people without too much fuss. The hangars are... More 

Thank Arcadash
West Hartlepool
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Amazing sights and Concorde too, what more can you ask for. Staff were marvellous and an asset to Scotland.

Thank Westdocker
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

I have been twice to the museum now and it was equally interesting on both occasions and I found there were things I had missed on my first visit as it's so vast. You cannot deny the impressive and breath-taking view of Concorde. It was amazing to see and to go inside and the audio guide was very informative and... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Great museum which has lots of interesting exhibits including Concorde. Brilliant to be able to look inside so many aircraft and read about East Fortune's role over the years and especially during the war. Worth a visit for everyone

Thank Dewforrie
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183 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The last time I was here I thought it starved of investment. Well they seem to have found some funds because wow, what a difference. They have gone from what was a rather amateur attraction to a first class must -see WW11 airfield with everything including (yes!) Concorde. The displays are great and it is so interesting and enjoyable. If... More 

Thank Pinkhill
Haddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This museum has been significantly extended in what it has to offer and although on a big site, transport is available between hangars. The museum suits all ages and children are catered for. We ate there too and the goodness good. To prevent free entry they have started a booth at the gate which results in a long queue. They... More 

Thank DaoHaddington
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Good visit with lots of planes to look at as well as some to go into. Enjoyed Concorde. Lots of things to keep kids entertained with too.

Thank Weesarah1980
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We went there for a family day out with our 3-year-old son. We had very good weather to start with. There is lots of space for running around and it is a very hands on exhibition, you can go into some of the aeroplanes, including the Concorde which also has a very interesting audio guide (free). The Cafe had a... More 

Thank rine1812
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This place is fab, with loads to see and do, the highlight being the concorde experience. Loads of interactive experiences, and loads for the kids to do. Great value if you take membership, which includes the national museum in edinburgh, and the rural museum. A great day out for all the family.

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