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): £20.00
Children and Concessions: £4.50
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £18.00
We are now closed for the winter. we will reopen the last weekend of March 2024 and look forward to welcoming you on site then.
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 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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