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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.

By Road

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.

By Bus

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.

By Bike

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

We are open Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the season.

We also open Bank Holiday Mondays

Doors Open 10:00 with last entry at 16:00

Gift Aid Admission

Adults: £7.50
Children and Concessions: £5.00
Family ticket (2 adults and children) £22.50

Standard Admission

Adults: £6.70
Children and Concessions: £4.50
Family ticket (2 adults and children) £20.40

Well behaved dogs are always welcome on site


Tours AND Groups

The museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about history and aviation, and we welcome school and group visits throughout the year. We offer tours for groups and we can offer specifically tailored tours for schools. Please note we do not charge for school visits.

Please contact us by email to see what we can offer your group or class.


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Ways you can help out

Support us

There are a number of ways that you can support the museum, from memberships and volunteering to financial donations. Click on the links below or contact us for more information.

Donate Become a Volunteer Get a membership
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The Loch Doon Spitfire

“What a place! Incredible value for money, great displays & the spitfire is breath taking! Was lucky enough to be given a sneak peak at the archives, the workshop & behind the scenes stuff.”

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