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 this weekend on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February and the museum is also open during the half-term week.

Set on one of the best-preserved Second World War airfields in the UK, half-term activities will bring this extraordinary history to life with costumed interpreters and genuine military flying equipment from the period. Families can also explore the site with the new Family Satchels containing puzzles and activities to enjoy together, before discovering the Museum’s historic hangars filled with fascinating aircraft and interactive displays. 

Steve McLean, General Manager at the National Museum of Flight, said: “As one of Scotland’s best days out, the National Museum of Flight is the perfect destination for families this half-term. We are delighted to be able to offer these free activities thanks to the generous support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery and I hope our young visitors will enjoy learning about life at East Fortune during the Second World War.”

The National Museum of Flight  East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, EH39 5LF 
Tel: 0300 123 6789 

Members Free 
Adult from £13.00 
Concession from £11.00
Child 5–15 from £8.00 

Under 5s Free 

Tickets can be booked online 

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

Winter opening hours: 
Nov – Mar (not including February half-term) 
Open weekends only, Sat & Sun: 10:00 – 16:00, last entry 15:00 

– National Museum of Flight Photographer – Andy Catlin
National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune. Picture by Stewart Attwood. .
National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune. Picture by Stewart Attwood.’
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