Museum News

Museum Talk – Thursday, May 12

Morris Service will be giving a talk at the museum this Thursday on the subject of the Wartime Bombing Ranges and Targets of Dumfries and Galloway.  The talk starts at 7pm. Admission is £2. Tea and coffee will be available.

Hope to see you there.

Glasgow Film Theatre to Show Archive Aviation Films

The Glasgow Film Theatre will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Glasgow Airport by presenting a special programme of archive aviation films from 1932-2013. The programme will be presented on Sunday 15 May at 14.30 and will feature air shows and circuses, Concorde’s first Scottish visit, the Maia/Mercury experiment on the Tay and the first flight of Europe’s longest running air service.

Tickets are available from the GFT box office.

Easter Event 2016

The museum held another very successful Easter event on 20th March.

Stalls at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Stalls at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Captain Bunny at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Captain Bunny at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Classic cars at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Classic cars at the DGAM Easter Event 2016

Visitors to the museum enjoyed the fine weather as well as racing action courtesy of the Dumfries model car club, a display of classic cars, various stalls and games and an Easter bunny scavenger hunt.

Many thanks to everybody who came along for an enjoyable day.

Getting Ready for the New Season with help from the Prince’s Trust

Spring is in the air and we are busy getting ready to open for a new Season.  Volunteers from the Prince’s Trust were on site last week to help out.

Prince's Trust volunteers cleaning in the RAF Dumfries Control Tower

Prince’s Trust volunteers cleaning in the RAF Dumfries Control Tower

In addition to giving the display areas a thorough spring cleaning, the team helped out with the ongoing building works by removing the old boundary fences and painting steel sections for the next Romney Shed.

Prince's Trust volunteers removing old fences

Prince’s Trust volunteers removing old fences

Prince's Trust volunteers painting Romney Shed sections

Prince’s Trust volunteers painting Romney Shed sections

Many thanks to the great team from the Prince’s Trust for all their hard work over two days.

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