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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

Open Now: 12:00 - 16:00
Open today: 12:00 - 16:00
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Great place to bring visitors old and young. The aircraft on display are fantastic and there are... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Montrose, United Kingdom
Montrose Air Museum

What a great couple of hours well spent. A hidden gem of history into the Royal Air Force, well... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
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1st November to 31st March - OPEN SATURDAY 10am-4pm and SUNDAY 12-4pm (Weather Permitting) 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...more
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Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

Great place to bring visitors old and young. The aircraft on display are fantastic and there are lots of other pieces of equipment from a bygone era. Great value for the money and lots of interactive items for you all to enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

What a great couple of hours well spent. A hidden gem of history into the Royal Air Force, well worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew J J B
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic couple hours spent wandering round this amazing gem of a place, highly recommend a visit! Staff are super friendly and informative. I especially loved the wee room full of old 40s wedding dresses , photos, jewellery etc, . Easiest 5star review ever!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vallie77
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Anything that is not protected is available for inspection. Up close and personal viewing. Lots of interesting artifacts. Museum is in the original WWI building. They are restoring planes that you can observe. Not sophisticated but if you are into WWI and WWII aviation history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cflaherty
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

This place is fairly small but crammed full of interesting artefacts and information, restored/rebuilt aircraft, models, kids corner and so much more. The enthusiast that run the place make it feel like they are there for you. My 12 year old son did not want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Thursday 18th Introduction upon arrival and advised the layout. Enjoyed the library and couple of shelves of books of sale....coffee machine (£1.50) We took our dog Have a walk round History and enjoy the Story of Montrose.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great for aircraft or aviation enthusiasts as well as anyone looking for a glimpse into the not too distant past. Lots to see and read about the history of aviation and of the station itself.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

4th visit over the last few years and once again l am amazed at how good this place has become.The quality of display/history & enthusiasm of VOLUNTEER staff is remarkable. The range of attractions caters for all ages and standard of restoration is a credit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ian g
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

On a visit here with a primary school class the volunteer guides were full of enthusiasm and information, answering questions and showing exhibits. This is a hidden gem worth finding.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fioandkev96
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Fascinating air base that tells you the history of RAF Montrose. Wonderful 1940’s room with lots of items that bring back lots of memories ( especially if you are over 50!) Lots of stories about the people who made Montrose their home and those who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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8 July 2018|
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Response from RAFMontrose | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry: Children are Free (under 16) Gift Aid Admission Adults £5.50 Concessions £4.50 Standard Admission Adults £5.00 Concessions £4.00
24 March 2018|
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Response from lindsayc1959 | Reviewed this property |
There is a little shop and a drinks machine but no cafe !
6 October 2017|
Response from RAFMontrose | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry. I would allow between 1 and 2 hours. From November to March we are only open at weekends, Saturday 10am - 4pm and Sundays 12noon - 4pm.