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John Mason

We went to the Folk in spite of its Web site declaring it to be open, it was in fact closed. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A little gem

This is the most bonkers, amazing, fantastic museum you are ever likely to visit, but visit you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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'THE ABINGDON COLLECTION' is open by appointment only and offers a unique visitor experience in the beautiful rolling hills of Co. Tyrone. Divided into two distinct sections the first area covers classic cars, motorcycles, diecast models and enamel...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Gortnagarn Road | Abingdon, Omagh BT78 5NW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Folk in spite of its Web site declaring it to be open, it was in fact closed. A lovely lady direcred us to the Abingdon Collection. My three brothers and myself (all over 55) we were blown away by the quality...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind comment and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It was a pleasure opening up the Collection for your group and I am glad that you enjoyed the tour. I hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most bonkers, amazing, fantastic museum you are ever likely to visit, but visit you must. You need to phone and plan your visit but Phil is very accommodating and just loves showing off his collections. We were driving through the area on...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It is very rewarding when visitors recognise what we are trying to do here and I hope to see you back at the Collection next time you are over. Regards to all....More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Cancer research is at the heart of Phil’s selfless drive and passion to achieve a truly wonderful and exciting world class collection. It was a privilege to meet Phil, and share his passion. And it was great fun too! Bob Brown (& Patricia Lagan) AustraliaMore

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi Bob and thanks for your response and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It was very interesting talking to you both and I hope to see you back at the Collection next time you are over.... Your comment is a bit of a milestone...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

It is a mystery to me how Phil manages to source all of his fabulous collection, maintain it, keep it clean and host numerous visitors whilst also writing a book. Surely there are not enough hours in the day. We were welcomed with tea and...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thanks for your kind words and very generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It was a pleasure to see the three of you visiting the Collection and good to meet some real bikers who put the miles on. I hope that you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Absolutely brilliant collection and brilliant commentary from owner Phil, it's so amazing. Appointment only but once you arrive you understand why, allow approx. 1hour plus for tour. Phil's passion really shines through and his collection is immaculate. One of our highlights of our week in...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you Margaret for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. We have had a great summer and visitors have reacted very positively to what we try to do here. I hope to see you back at the collection at some stage. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful tour with Phil of his private collection. He was an intrical part of our vacation. Allow plenty of time and don't mind Harley the Hound. Cheers!

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks Sharlene for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am glad that you are enjoying your stay in Ireland and hope to see you back soon. Regards to you both from Harley Beagle. Thanks, Philip

Reviewed 3 September 2018

The car and "decades" memorabilia are fun to see but what makes this collection so special is Philip and both his collection of WWII memorabilia and his knowledge and understanding of the horrors of the war.

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your comments and generous donation to Cancer Research UK. i am glad that you enjoyed your visit and also appreciated the Ulster American Folk Park. Call me if you are ever back over on holidays., Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you are looking for something to do in and around the Omagh area then get along to see this collection of one man’s memorabilia. A fantastic collection through the decades you will get a guided tour and explanation of everything on display. A real...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Paul, thank you for your kind words and for the very generous contributions to Cancer Research UK made by both of you. This month will be our highest ever donation to the Charity and we are likely to exceed our target for 2018. I hope...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I originally booked this for my husband who is the car fan but really enjoyed it too, particularly the WW2 memorabilia, much of which was very relevant to the occupation of Jersey, where we live. Philip is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about this (hugely eclectic)...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Viv, thanks very much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It looks as if this could be our busiest month ever, and visitors have been extremely generous with donations to our chosen Charity. I am glad that you appreciate what...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Big and very interesting collection,cars and 2 WW items.Many special cars ,uniforms. Great guide . You must see this collection .Great lesson of history.I recommends .Piotr Gawecki Cavan Ireland

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am so glad that you both appreciated what we are trying to do here in terms of teaching history and not forgetting the past. Philip.

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