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Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

Heathhall Industrial Estate | Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries DG1 3PH, Scotland
+44 1387 251623
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Nice little place with some interesting displays. Can do the tour in an hour. A lot of work going... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Charlene M
via mobile
Cool place

This isnt your usual glitzy museum, but it is really good. A nice piece of history and some really... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
LyleChristine
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Heathhall Industrial Estate | Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries DG1 3PH, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little place with some interesting displays. Can do the tour in an hour. A lot of work going on to improve things at the minute. Little gift shop the kids wil loveMore

Thank Charlene M
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Charlene Thank you very much for your kind review. As you say we have a lot of work ongoing at the moment to extend the displays to give an even richer experience for our visitors so hopefully we can entice you back for another...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

This isnt your usual glitzy museum, but it is really good. A nice piece of history and some really cool aircraft. Really enjoyed our walk around here. Be careful your satnav may take you to the wrong place if it does you're actually really close...More

Thank LyleChristine
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

HI Thank you for your kind review. We took a very conscious decision not to go down the 'glitzy' route as a museum and to just try to tell the story of the airbase, of aviation in general and of the artefacts we have managed...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Well worth a visit for anyone looking for something to do in Dumfries. Great exhibits and well set out. It is going from strength but tend to be post ww2 war jets The staff are always knowledgeable and happy to help The museum is a...More

Thank pistolispete
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words and lovely review. The museum is solely run by volunteers so feedback like your is always very welcome and much appreciated. We are all very glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again some day.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

A well presented piece of aviation history for Dumfries. Tells the story of the Aerodrome during the war. Access to some of the planes are allowed as well as the control centre. Staff very knowledgeable. If you like this place then also try "The devils...More

Thank Ian M
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Dear Ian, very glad that you enjoyed your visit and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a good review. We hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting, small museum outside of Dumfries. Quirky collection inside the tower outlining the past of the location.More

Thank Si B
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Si Thank you for your review. I love the description of Quirky. We took the decision years ago to not go for the very sterile approach of some other museums so its nice to see that the 'quirky' nature of our content is appreciated....More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If you love planes, engines and wartime memorabilia then spare a few hours to visit this venue ! Tucked away on an old WW2 airfield via an industrial estate you may think your sat nav has took you the wrong way but keep going until...More

Thank Barkbybabe
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the great review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a great place to visit for a family or anyone with an interest in aviation. It has wonderful artefacts and displays and is child friendly.

Thank Karen B
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks for the review. Really glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit :-)

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Not many people are aware of the existence of this little treasure trove. Tucked away off Dumfries bypass, it can easily be missed. While we were there, it rained non-stop and there was a certain amount of sheltering under wings. While outdoors was decidedly damp,...More

Thank Peter B
Charlie E, Director at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks for the review. We are solely run by volunteers and are currently in the midst of the spring clean ! The aircraft do suffer over the winter but we have a rolling program of maintenance which this year is geared heavily towards the airframes....More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A great little museum with loads of interesting stuff. OK the planes look a little bit tired, but there is a lot of work going on in the background to make it much better. Some of the exhibits brought back great memories and the staff...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Some lovely stuff here, and a very friendly, approachable staff. They are building new accommodation but in the meantime they have a what I think is the only F100 in Scotland, Rudolf Hess's flying goggles and a Red Bear nuclear weapon. What a mixture! Best...More

1  Thank Steve H
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Vivien A
10 March 2017|
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Response from Charlie E | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in getting back to you Standard Admission Adults: £4.50 Children and Concessions: £3.50 Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children): £12.50 Kind regards
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Linda6346
26 September 2015|
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Response from Denise P | Reviewed this property |
It is £5 for an adult. No idea for kids...sorry. Hope this helps :)
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