Avro Vulcan B1 XA903
Stoneykirk Aviation Museum is a small collection of aviation artifacts and is located about 10 miles south of Stranraer, a couple of miles from MOD West Freugh. The museum provides a facinating insight into the golden age of British aviation. The emphasis of the museum is to show the technology of cold war miltary aviation - something that most aviation museums skirt around. The museum has a selection of restored aircraft cockpits, comprising:
The Vulcan is one of the main exhibits and is one of only two forward sections of a B1 Vulcan remaining (the other being in storage at RAF Cosford Museum). XA903 has a very well documented life as it served as a test bed for:
OPENING TIMESThe museum will be open to the public on most Sundays from March to October.
The opening hours are 10am to 4pm. (last entry 3pm)
The next dates that the museum will be open are:
- To be advised once the Virus regulations are relaxed.
ENTRANCE FEEAt present, Credit Cards are NOT accepted. Cash only please.
If you visit on a Sunday when the museum is open to the public, the prices are:
LOCATION/DIRECTIONSThe museum is located between Stoneykirk and Sandhead, in South West Scotland, about 10 miles South of Stranraer.
Click here to get directions. Directions
OTHER INFORMATIONThe main part of the museum is not heated, so if you are visiting on a cold day, please dress accordingly.
There is a small cafe in the museum, serving tea/coffee and cake/tray bakes for use by museum visitors. All cockpits are open allowing you to look in. Access to the Vulcan cockpit may be dependant on how busy the museum is.
If you need to contact someone.
site last updated - 20 Oct 2020