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Flying Scotsman Centenary Celebration

Bring the family for this rare chance to see Flying Scotsman at the museum, the perfect day out for young and old.

See stunning Flying Scotsman up close in North Shed alongside stories that have made it the most famous steam locomotive in the world and a brand-new Virtual Reality immersive experience.

Flying Scotsman will be on display in our updated Flying Scotsman Story exhibition. Please note, tickets to access the footplate are now sold out.

Tickets are still available for Flying Scotsman VR, our new immersive experience that takes you through the greatest moments in the locomotive’s past 100 years.

A special centenary exhibition, Flying Scotsman: 100 Years, 100 Voices will be on display, introducing new stories of Flying Scotsman from a human perspective.

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The Flying Scotsman centenary programme has been generously supported by lead sponsor

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Part of the Science Museum Group