National Museum of Flight in East Lothian
National Museum of Flight in East Lothian

National Museum of Flight in East Lothian

Ready the runway and prepare to take off for the day at the National Museum of Flight! Here at the Museum visitors can discover and enjoy a high-class, well-varied collection of aircraft, including stepping into the cockpit of the famous Concorde! With pieces of history and acres of beautiful greenery, the Museum is the perfect day out for those interested in the world of flight.

Where can I find a great museum in East Lothian?

At the National Museum of Flight, visitors can expect to be faced with a complete history of aviation in Scotland as well as uncovering remarkable stories and discovering one of the best aircraft collections in Europe.

One of the main attractions at the Museum is The Concorde Experience. In this experience, visitors are able to climb on board the only Concorde in Scotland and discover what it was like to be a passenger and a member of the crew on the iconic aircraft.

The museum also is home to a Second World War trail, in which visitors can discover the history of the airfield which aims to integrate the Second World War and help bring the stories of the airfield to life.

Guests of the Museum may also explore the hangers in the airfield and get a closer look at all of the aircraft that call the airfield home. There are also activities available outside at the airfield for those who want to explore the grounds or take on an outdoor obstacle course.

To check what is going on at the National Museum of Flight and more information on booking and accessibility, please visit the museum’s website.

  • Adult £12.50, Concession £10.50
  • Child (5–15) £7.50 (under 5s free)
  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) £33
  • Open weekends only – Sat and Sun, 10:00 – 16:00
  • Ramped access throughout the museum (Excluding The Concorde Experience)
  • Covid safety measures in place
  • Memberships available


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