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A fabulous experience, steeped in local history!

There is just so much to behold and appreciate in this place. N.I. Aviation history abounds and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marty J
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Amazing experience

We visited them on one of those quiet days after Christmas with our seven year old nephew. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bf7921
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London, United Kingdom
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WHO ARE WE? A charitable society that is a diverse group of enthusiasts, working on a voluntary basis to further public education in the history of aviation. WHAT AIRCRAFT DO WE HAVE? Our heritage collection currently includes 30+ aircraft, ranging...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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94-B Halftown Road | via Gate 3 - Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn BT27 5RF, Northern Ireland
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+44 7724 896215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is just so much to behold and appreciate in this place. N.I. Aviation history abounds and is displayed in every corner of the hangars. No-one could visit this place without feeling a real sense of pride and history. I thoroughly recommend anyone who has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Marty J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited them on one of those quiet days after Christmas with our seven year old nephew. There were no other visitors but Ray was happy to give us a full tour over about 2 hours. He has been involved for decades and was so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Bf7921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent tour of the Ulster Aviation Society's aircraft collection. The collection is diverse so there are many interesting and impressive aircraft and artefacts to see, The knowledge of the volunteers about the origins and history of each aircraft is a great resource. My two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank RodIrvine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve just spent a wonderful few hours at the museum - with a very knowledgable and friendly guide - Ray, thank you! A great place to visit - wear warm clothes and enjoy the exhibits - some really rare aircraft :)

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank ELI747489
Reviewed 11 December 2018

this venue appeals to all ages interested in aviation, good number of planes to see and helpful staff interested in sharing their knowledge with the visitors

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Staff are well informed and knowledgeable about the displays. Would be cold on a winters day. rain was coming into the hangers. Very interesting and were su[pplied with snacks prior to the visit. Thanks This is a charitable organisation so no set fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I visited the Society's site on Wednesday 5th December 2018 with my Brother. The site is basically divided into two WW2 Hangars - the first, where the restoration is mainly carried out is dominated by a Fairy Gannet. Seeing film of these aircraft taking off...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank John T
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Superb day out at the Ulster Aviation Society.Fantastic exhibits that you can get up close and personal with unlike most museums.I would highly recommend it to everyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Amazing collection, with a very knowledgeable and friendly staff and great opportunities for volunteers (young and old), to high-light this gem of a collection. I thoroughly enjoyed my few hours there and wish I was closer, as I'd be there volunteering too. Keep coming back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank BoardingPass162734
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

What can I say? Fantastic! Visited the Ulster Aviation Society today with my four children, aged 12, 10, 7 and 4, and we were all enthralled with what was on display. So many significant aircraft both civil and military, we were left mouth agape at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Glen P
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james A
28 September 2018|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Harry and James. The Society celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year but has only been on the current site since 2005. More information and directions are on our home page or our Facebook page. Do come and visit soon... More
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Rory T
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Response from UAS M | Property representative |
We have been told this is a 'devolved' decision only answerable by our elected representatives whenever they come back to the day job.
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