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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A gem of a museum

Great for aircraft or aviation enthusiasts as well as anyone looking for a glimpse into the not too... read more

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Jim B
Dundee, United Kingdom

4th visit over the last few years and once again l am amazed at how good this place has become.The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ian g
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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...more
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Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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All reviews flight simulator well worth a visit run by volunteers aviation history friendly volunteers living room would recommend a visit all ages world war air museum visiting the area air base great exhibits great afternoon school trip we spent hours staff are extremely helpful
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Reviewed today

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.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank LindaR2335
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As part of our badge work (and for a bit of fun), Brechin Beaver Scouts visited the Air Heritage Centre and we were NOT disappointed. We were greeted by several friendly individuals who had opened the centre out with regular hours and could not be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a trip there yesterday was very interesting Lots of memorabilia and few planes will go back once the avro anson is up and running very nice staff with good knowledge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great work by local volunteers to bring back the spirit of the country’s first military airfield. Some beautiful restoration work, and a real feel for the time and place.

Thank MadMacStew
Reviewed September 8, 2018

I visited with my Niece in August. I had already asked if we could bring the dog along and had been advised this was no problem. We arrived and were greeted by a lovely young man who explained the lay out of the facility and...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This place is full of memories, very informative, lovely helpful staff. My mum was stationed here in 1944 ,working as an instruments mechanic, so I had an interest in my visit . They took all the information I could give on her time there for...More

Thank crazyjas
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit good for kids to see how the things were in we war the room set up as the 1940 good

Thank Eric R
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July 8, 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
March 24, 2018|
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Response from LINDSAY C | Reviewed this property |
There is a little shop and a drinks machine but no cafe !
October 6, 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.