Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum
The museum is located on the site of the former RAF Dumfries airfield in Heathhall, Dumfries. We are three miles from Dumfries town centre and easily reached by road, by bus or by bike.
From the junction of the A75 with the A701, head north on the A701 for about 0.5 miles. At the roundabout with the Tinwald Downs Road, turn right and follow the road for about 1 mile until you reach the museum on your left.
For SatNav users: our post code is DG1 3PH.
Current government advice is not to use public transport due to the ongoing covid situation.
When this changes, take the Number 2 bus from Dumfries town centre to Heathhall. Alight at the junction of Tinwald Downs Road and Downs Way. The museum is a 10-15 minute walk further along Tinwald Downs Road.
Further information on bus routes and timetables is available here.
From Dumfries railway station follow the Caledonian Cycleway towards Heathhall until you reach Tinwald Downs Road. Turn right onto Tinwald Downs Road and continue for about 0.7 miles until you reach the museum on your left.
Admission & Opening hours
Gift Aid Admission
Children and Concessions: £5.00
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £18.00
Children and Concessions: £4.50
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £16.00
Opens 10am, last entry 4pm
Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only until further notice
Well behaved dogs are always welcome on site
IN A GROUP OR WANT TO REQUEST A TOUR?
Tours AND Groups
The museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about history and aviation, and normally we welcome school and group visits throughout the year. Unfortunately, with the current Covid situation we cannot accept groups and schools at this time.
However, please do contact us and leave details about your group or class and we will contact you once restrictions have eased and large group visits are once again possible.
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