Based in the control tower of R.A.F Tinwald Downs the museum has an extensive indoor display of memorabilia which strives to preserve aviation heritage, much of which has come various recovery activities. During the second world war, aerial navigation was taught at Dumfries also at Wigtown and nearby Annan was a fighter training unit. R.A.F Dumfries doubled as an important maintenance unit and aircraft storage unit. The museum is run by the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Group and is the only private aviation museum in Scotland, the museums has cosiderably increased in size in recent years making room for a new shop display area, picnic area etc. The control tower has been reroofed, the pathways given metalled surfaces and much other work has been done.
Further information can be obtained at: http://www.dumfriesaviationmuseum.com
Open: Easter to 31 October, Saturday and Sunday
July-August: Wednesday Thursday, Friday
Family: £7.00,Adult: £2.50, Children/Concessions: £1.50
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum,
Former Control Tower,
Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries DG2 3PH