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I visited Abingdon yesterday and was absolutely blown away. Phillip and Hazel were the nicest hosts... read more

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A memorable and compulsory visit.

A memorable and compulsory visit. If one needs reminded of what the world descended into during WW2... read more

Reviewed 5 days 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 4 days ago

I visited Abingdon yesterday and was absolutely blown away. Phillip and Hazel were the nicest hosts and made us feel so welcome. Phillips knowledge, enthusiasm and patience with us was admirable. His collection was fantastic, something for everyone. As a History teacher, his WW1 and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind comments and generous contribution to Cancer Research. It was great to see you all at the Collection and I am glad that you enjoyed it. The photo taken is excellent and is now gracing my web site. You...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A memorable and compulsory visit. If one needs reminded of what the world descended into during WW2 then we recommend a visit to the Abingdon Collection Omagh. As well as a magnificent collection worthy of any museum the highlight has to be the German war...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Peter for bringing your group to see me this week and for your kind comments and generous contribution to Cancer Research. It was a very enjoyable day with some very searching questions as you would expect from a group of teachers. Great photograph which...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Philip was kind enough to open for us on New Year's Eve. It was a great tour and you could tell that his collection was a labor of love. The German military items really were the most interesting. Likely because he had so many personal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Many thanks for your kind words and very generous contribution to Cancer Research. I know that it was difficult for you on the day, but the kids were excellent and very well behaved. I hope to see you back at the collection soon. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Visited here while staying in the area for half term - what an amazing collection by a genuine enthusiast. My husband and I really enjoyed it, and even our 6 year old son was intrigued by the cars and memorabilia. Incredible that its all in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and very generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and your trip to the Millstone. Please call again the next time that you are in the area. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed October 28, 2018

We found the Abingdon Collection through TripAdvisor and are very glad that we did. My initial impression was that it was a vehicle (and related items) collection and, to an extent, it is - but it is so much more. Philip has been a (dare...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks Malcolm for your very kind comments and very generous contribution to Cancer Research. It is gratifying to know that people get what we are trying to do here and you are right... it is a very unusual mix of interests and items on display....More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

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 September 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

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 September 15, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 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 September 14, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 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 September 12, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 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

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