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Ulster Aviation Society, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


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July 22, 2019


October 6, 2018

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A charitable society that is a diverse group of enthusiasts, working on a voluntary basis to further public education in the history of aviation. Founded December 1968.
The UAS heritage collection currently includes 40+ aircraft, ranging from vintage WWII fighters through Cold War-era fast jets, Shorts-designed & built aircraft, civilian aircraft, plus military helicopters, engines, artefacts and rare aviation reference materials, all with strong links to aviation within the island of Ireland.

No Tickets, but they gratefully accept donations, especially for guided tours by our volunteers.

– Over 560 members, including Europe & USA
– Associate member of Northern Ireland Museums’ Council
– Winner of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2018

All public visits are organized by prior arrangement via or 07724 896215 and the UAS now cater for individual/small group (1 vehicle) visits, as well as larger group visits, school trips (children’s groups should be around 30 max.), historical societies, company tours, and tour groups.

Extensive FREE Parking.

(old image) By Ardfern [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], from Wikimedia Commons

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Number of exhibited items

Planes & Helicopters: 26-50, Inventory link

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Comments: Ulster Aviation Society, Heritage Collection of (currently) 35+ aircraft, in NORTHERN IRELAND, UK. I'm one of the Trustees, responsible for the Society's website:

Services / Facilities:
Guided Tours, Toilets

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Contact Form: Link
Phone number(s): 07724 896215

Getting to the Museum

Address: Gate 3 – Maze Long Kesh, 94-b Halftown Road, BT27 5RF, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe
Coordinates: 54.492626, -6.096571

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Usually only for private use. Always check for latest info on the home page!
Photography permitted: Yes
Tripod permitted: Yes
Flash permitted: Yes


Note: This information was accurate July, 2019 when it was published/updated, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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