Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre


Waldron road, Montrose, Angus, DD10 9BB

    Welcome to Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

    Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre was Great Britain’s first operational military airfield was set up in Montrose by the Royal Flying Corps in 1913. 

    It aims to show the human side of its history with a collection of contemporary photographs, artefacts and memorabilia. These not only tell of the history of the airfield but also the story of the men and women who served there and those who lived in the area.

    It is an independant, fully accredited, museum run entirely by volunteers and has received The Queens Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award for volunteer groups in the UK.

    There is something for everyone, Aviation, RFC, RAF, WWI, WWII, local history, ghosts, Meteor and Vampire jets plus a full size replica Sopwith Camel and Spitfire.

    3 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    April to October. Open 10am - 4pm.
    Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays (Open Bank Holiday Mondays)
    Open all year on Sundays
    12 noon - 4pm.


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Audio Loop
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Polish spoken


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Groups Welcome

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the ticket issuing point

    Ticket / Information / Gift Shop [where applicable]

    • Information available in alternative formats
      • Audio


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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