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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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We really enjoyed our visit. There is a new engine house which is not finished yet but they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pete t
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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This is one of the most historic places to visit you will be brought back in time well worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen M
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APRIL to OCTOBER - OPEN WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY 10am-4pm and SUNDAY 12-4pm Children get FREE ENTRY - must be supervised by an adult at all times. Britain's first operational military air station was established in Montrose by the Royal Flying Corps in 1913. The heritage centre's collection of photographs and artefacts tell the story of RFC/RAF Montrose and the men and women who served here through two world wars. The award winning heritage centre is an accredited museum run entirely by volunteers and was proud to receive The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2014.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. There is a new engine house which is not finished yet but they allowed us to walk round and look what's there. Very good

Thank Pete t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most historic places to visit you will be brought back in time well worth a vist there are lots of war memorabilia staff willing to answer your questions

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited August 2017 with party of one adult and two teenagers. They didnt charge for the under 16s, so I was only charged £5 admission. Staff were very friendly and helpful. I got the impression that they were all volunteers who enjoyed being there. Watch...More

Thank Shane005
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A leaflet for this Heritage Centre stimulated the idea of a trip to Montrose and as we walked around the exhibits we recognised that we had made an excellent choice. There was much information about the connections of this base with both WW1 & WW2...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Friendly staff. Loved the poppy memorial and the hand knitted poppies were beautiful. Would recommend. It's only a fiver each. Loved the planes. And the 40's room.

Thank Mini R
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful heritage centre with lots of interesting things to see. The 1940s style house room was fascinating to see. Our two children enjoyed looking at all the war memorabilia and tried on a variety of costumes. You can sit inside a small...More

Thank Lynsey H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Amazing place with its packed in. russian pilots trained here for WW II . Must have covered a huge area originally. Tragic stories of pilots. Wonderful 1940's room set up.

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff very helpful & knowledgeable. I learned a lot about local history. Very relevant to my Family History.

Thank alibell7
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lovely and most interesting place. Technics, history, human face of aircraft pilots. Very nice personnel.

Thank judittraveller
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I visited Montrose Air Station with my 10 year old son and some friends. I wasn't sure what to expect as I knew nothing of the role Montrose played in aviation during the wars. Children under 16 go free, making this a great cheap day...More

Thank fhsdundee
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15 August 2017|
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Response from RAFMontrose | Property representative |
Hi, several of the volunteers are dog owners who bring them down to the Heritage Centre and you will be very welcome to bring yours when you visit.