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Unbelievable master piece of Northern Ireland aviation history. This is a real hidden gem, even for... read more

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Vernon, Canada
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What a collection!! All curated by very knowledgeable volunteers. They must work hard in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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WHO ARE WE? A charitable society that is a diverse group of enthusiasts, working on a voluntary basis to further public education in the history of aviation. WHAT AIRCRAFT DO WE HAVE? Our heritage collection currently includes 30+ aircraft, ranging...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
94-B Halftown Road | via Gate 3 - Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn BT27 5RF, Northern Ireland
+44 7724 896215
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All reviews hidden gem on display planes and helicopters an amazing place top gun restoration work open days run by volunteers amazing collection northern ireland few hours knowledgeable volunteers wealth of knowledge would highly recommend a visit these guys fantastic museum enjoy the experience
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable master piece of Northern Ireland aviation history. This is a real hidden gem, even for individuals that are not passionate about aviation This needs better Exposure and Awarnes in the marketing to tourists visiting Ireland. Our experience for all in our group was amazing,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank SDMtravler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a collection!! All curated by very knowledgeable volunteers. They must work hard in the background and I don’t know how they keep going on such low funding. A total hidden, undervalued and underused gem. If this was in any other nation, it would be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank alancF5042JE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two grandas and teenager. Well worth a visit. Great exhibits with extremely dedicated, knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank Jet812124
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was very nice to see and learn about the history of aviation in Northern Ireland. Very friendly and informative staff. Good to see donations being put to good use.

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank michaelw249601
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

A superb venue to relive a slice of aviation History. Must pre-book. A huge variety of flying machines, being lovingly restored by enthusiastic Volunteers. Our guide, a pilot himself, was suitably eccentric, which added to the whole occasion.

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank RobinSmythe
Reviewed 10 January 2019

There is just so much to behold and appreciate in this place. N.I. Aviation history abounds and is displayed in every corner of the hangars. No-one could visit this place without feeling a real sense of pride and history. I thoroughly recommend anyone who has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank Marty J
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We visited them on one of those quiet days after Christmas with our seven year old nephew. There were no other visitors but Ray was happy to give us a full tour over about 2 hours. He has been involved for decades and was so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Bf7921
Reviewed 4 January 2019

An excellent tour of the Ulster Aviation Society's aircraft collection. The collection is diverse so there are many interesting and impressive aircraft and artefacts to see, The knowledge of the volunteers about the origins and history of each aircraft is a great resource. My two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank RodIrvine
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We’ve just spent a wonderful few hours at the museum - with a very knowledgable and friendly guide - Ray, thank you! A great place to visit - wear warm clothes and enjoy the exhibits - some really rare aircraft :)

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank ELI747489
Reviewed 11 December 2018

this venue appeals to all ages interested in aviation, good number of planes to see and helpful staff interested in sharing their knowledge with the visitors

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Elizabeth S
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james A
28 September 2018|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Harry and James. The Society celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year but has only been on the current site since 2005. More information and directions are on our home page or our Facebook page. Do come and visit soon... More
Rory T
5 July 2017|
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Response from uasmuseum | Property representative |
We have been told this is a 'devolved' decision only answerable by our elected representatives whenever they come back to the day job.