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 660 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 [email protected] 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.
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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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Note: This information was accurate December, 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.