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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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Wonderful museum

The Air heritage museum is a must for any lovers of history or aircraft. Montrose can boast being... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brian M
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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It gets better every time a visit

I have been at the Air Station on several occasions but this is my first time for over 2 years and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
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+44 1674 678222
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"well worth a visit"
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"flight simulator"
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"run by volunteers"
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"aviation history"
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"friendly volunteers"
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"world war"
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"full size"
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"hidden gem"
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"all ages"
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"air raid"
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"air base"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Air heritage museum is a must for any lovers of history or aircraft. Montrose can boast being the first military airfield in the world and having the oldest purpose built aircraft hangers in the world. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful and they...More

1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been at the Air Station on several occasions but this is my first time for over 2 years and the centre has much more to see and experience than previously. It is a must see for all visitors as well as locals. The...More

1  Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took Canadian relatives here last week. I've lived here all my life and didn't realise just what the Air Station Museum was all about. After visiting I can truly say I didn't realise what a wonderful place this really is. Wonderful exhibits from many...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First off thank you to the ladies looking after the tea and cakes on offer ( chocolate cake yum). It has been a while since we walked round the exhibits in the hangers all nicely laid out . Need to revisit as some were closed...More

1  Thank Angus C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was actually closed when we visited, but were kindly invited in by Dan who gave us a wonderful tour and the benefit of his extensive knowledge. Lots to see both in the museum rooms and the outside exhibits. Much impressed by all the exhibits and...More

2  Thank linr0b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across this on a unplanned day trip didn't expect to see so much will need to return to see everything properly as we only had 40 mins. Could easily spend a few hours looking around. Can't wait to return.

2  Thank Paula M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here today with our two children aged 4 and 6 and we really enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and willing to help and the centre was well layed out and bigger than it looks from the outside. The learning zone is a...More

2  Thank cor555
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an interesting afternoon at the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre. A good place to visit for all ages, and great value for money. The exhibits and displays include a lot of interactive things for the visitor to try. The volunteers, some of whom are...More

2  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Visited recently what a gem this place is full of history and run by a group of dedicated volunteers. I would advise anyone visiting the area to go

2  Thank HG362
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I arrived at the Centre at 10 'o' clock on a cold morning, I was made very welcome by all the Centres personal. the exhibits are all first class and some are very poignant I loved all the Engines and the first world war exhibits,...More

2  Thank David W
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ALE1502
25 March 2018|
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Response from LINDSAY C | Reviewed this property |
There is a little shop and a drinks machine but no cafe !
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FMVincent
6 October 2017|
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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.
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MasterOfSpoons
15 August 2017|
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Response from RAFMontrose | Property representative |
Hi, several of the volunteers are dog owners who bring them down to the Heritage Centre and you will be very welcome to bring yours when you visit.
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