Museum News

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. ┬áVolunteers 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.

Easter Bunny Event

Poster Advertising DGAM Easter Bunny EventCome to the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum’s Easter Bunny Event on Sunday 20th March from 11am to 4pm.

Plenty of attractions and fun for the whole family. ┬áStandard admission charges apply. See poster for more details…

Volunteers Celebrated at Museum AGM

The museum held its Annual General Meeting on the 16th of January. The meeting was very well attended despite the snowy weather, and members had an opportunity to look around the site and see the progress of the ongoing building works.

Jym and David with celebratory cake

Jym and David celebrate 70 years of volunteering

The meeting also featured a short presentation in honour of two of our long-serving volunteers, Chairman David Reid and Treasurer Jym Francey, who between them have clocked up 70 years of service to the museum.

ITV News Border Life Visits Museum

The museum was featured recently in a piece on Border Life to commemorate the Battle of Britain Anniversary. ITV’s Sandy McCracken visited the museum and talked with the Curator, David Reid, about the stories behind some of the objects in the museum collection including the Loch Doon Spitfire.

If you missed it, you can see it again here.

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