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National Museum of Flight, East Fortune, Scotland. Photo © Stewart Atwood small

Travel back in time this half term at the National Museum of Flight

Discover the fascinating Second World War history of East Fortune airfield at the National Museum of Flight this half-term. Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, families can travel back in time during a weekend of themed activities on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February. 

Chloe Spencer (9) looks forward the opening of the National Museum of Flight’s Brick History LEGO® display this Saturday.  Running at the East Lothian attraction until 5 November, the display depicts pivotal moments in world history in LEGO® and is accompanied by hands-on family events including the chance to build a LEGO® Saturn V space rocket at a Big Build Weekend on 26 and 27 August. Credit: Paul Dodds

National Museum of Flight presents history in LEGO® bricks

A special display of LEGO® models showing key moments in history will go on display at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, East Lothian next Saturday 5 August.

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National Museum of Flight constructs Awesome weekend for LEGO® lovers

Lovers of LEGO® can enjoy a special celebration of their favourite building blocks next Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June when the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, East Lothian hosts its Awesome Bricks event.

Conservator Thilo Burgel oversees the arrival of a newly-acquired Boeing 747 engine at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune.  © Paul Dodds-4

National Museum of Flight marks new season with 747 engine arrival

The National Museum of Flight at East Fortune has taken delivery of a recently-acquired Boeing 747 engine which will go on display from Saturday 1 April when the East Lothian attraction resumes seven-day opening for the new season.

The National Museum of Flight. Photo © Ruth Armstrong WEB

Free entry at the National Museum of Flight as The National Lottery Open Week returns

As a recipient of National Lottery funding, the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune is inviting players to visit for free on 25 and 26 March 

Lewis Morley and Amber Leslie test their sea survival skills at the National Museum of Flight. Photo © Neil Hanna WEB

Learn sea survival skills at the National Museum of Flight this half term

Families can test their sea survival skills at the National Museum of Flight this half term. Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, special workshops and activities will take place at the museum in East Lothian on 15 & 16 and 22 & 23 October.

The National Museum of Flight. Photo © Ruth Armstrong WEB

Visit the National Museum of Flight for free this weekend

Visitors to the National Museum of Flight in East Lothian will be able to enjoy one of Scotland’s best days out for free this weekend. The museum is part of the Doors Open Days programme on the 24 and 25 of September. 

Historical re-enactor Terence Finnegan makes final preparations for a new escape room experience the National Museum of Flight. Image © Stewart Attwood (6)

National Museum of Flight launches new escape room experience

Scotland’s only escape room on an historic airfield launches this week at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune. Operation Sabotage has been developed in collaboration with young people aged 16-25 as part of the Scotland 365 project and will take place from 5-14 August.

Dig for Victory at the National Museum of Flight, East Lothian. Photo © Paul Dodds (1)

National Museum of Flight prepares to Dig for Victory

Inspired by its location on an atmospheric Second World War airfield, the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, East Lothian will host a special Dig for Victory event on Sunday 8 May.

Spring clean at the National Museum of Flight. Copyright Paul Dodds

New season events highlight National Museum of Flight’s airfield heritage

The National Museum of Flight in East Lothian will commence seven-day opening on Friday 1 April for a new season that features a number of special events exploring the East Fortune attraction’s history as a wartime RAF base.

Concorde at the National Museum of Flight copyright Sean Bell (3)

Free entry at the National Museum of Flight as The National Lottery Open Week returns

As a recipient of National Lottery funding, the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune is inviting players to visit for free on 26 and 27 March.