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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

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Absolutely fantastic couple hours spent wandering round this amazing gem of a place, highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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You can touch things

Anything that is not protected is available for inspection. Up close and personal viewing. Lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1st November to 31st March - OPEN SATURDAY 10am-4pm and SUNDAY 12-4pm (Weather Permitting) 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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Waldron Road, Montrose DD10 9BD, Scotland
+44 1674 678222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic couple hours spent wandering round this amazing gem of a place, highly recommend a visit! Staff are super friendly and informative. I especially loved the wee room full of old 40s wedding dresses , photos, jewellery etc, . Easiest 5star review ever!

Thank vallie77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anything that is not protected is available for inspection. Up close and personal viewing. Lots of interesting artifacts. Museum is in the original WWI building. They are restoring planes that you can observe. Not sophisticated but if you are into WWI and WWII aviation history...More

Thank cflaherty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fairly small but crammed full of interesting artefacts and information, restored/rebuilt aircraft, models, kids corner and so much more. The enthusiast that run the place make it feel like they are there for you. My 12 year old son did not want...More

Thank Trek402522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Thursday 18th Introduction upon arrival and advised the layout. Enjoyed the library and couple of shelves of books of sale....coffee machine (£1.50) We took our dog Have a walk round History and enjoy the Story of Montrose.

Thank marklU1517IE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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

Thank ian g
Reviewed 11 October 2018 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.

Thank fioandkev96
Reviewed 10 October 2018 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 26 September 2018 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

Thank HSR21
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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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8 July 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
25 March 2018|
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Response from lindsayc1959 | Reviewed this property |
There is a little shop and a drinks machine but no cafe !
6 October 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.