Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

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The earliest air station in Britain, established 1913 by the Royal Flying Corps, dating from a period of manned flight when planes were, quite literally, kites.
The museum features a fascinating photographic archive and collection of aviation memorabilia, artefacts and vehicles relating to the flying history of Montrose.
The Air Station is also famous for its ghosts.There have been many unexplained sightings of apparitions and planes.

Venue Type:

Archive, Castle or defences, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

The Air Station is open from April 1st until September 30th, Wednesday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm.
Open Sundays all year round from 12pm to 4pm, weather permitting.
Other times by arrangement.

Admission charges

Adults £5.00 with GiftAid, (£4.50). Cons. + Senior Cits. £4.00 (GA), (£3.50) Children go free (must be accompanied by an Adult).

Additional info

The resources of our library are available on a reference basis.
While disabled facilities are restricted by the historic building itself, all assistance possible will be offered to visitors who are less mobile or sensory-impaired - please telephone prior to visiting to arrange.

Collection details

Archives, Aviation, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War

Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
Waldron Road
DD10 9BB




01674 678222

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