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The Abingdon Collection

16 Gortnagarn Road | Abingdon, Omagh BT78 5NW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8224 3373
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A truly staggering collection

I cannot express the surprise we had at the magnitude of this private collection. It was truly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharon H
Absolutely brilliant

Great ww2 collection, should be the best on in the country. It had one of the best retro car... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Norn Iron C
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'THE ABINGDON COLLECTION' is open by appointment only and offers a unique visitor experience in the beautiful rolling hills of Co. Tyrone. Divided into two distinct sections the first area covers classic cars, motorcycles, diecast models and enamel signs and every 'BIG BOY'S TOY' imaginable. Take a step back in time to the 1950's and remember when petrol was sold in gallons and you could still afford to buy it. The second part of the collection takes you back to the dark day's of World War Two and represents one of the largest private collections of militaria in the UK. Admission is free but contributions to Cancer Research are gratefully accepted.If you want a totally different day out with a history lesson included contact us now. Classic car and motorcycle clubs are very welcome and catering can be organised for visiting large groups. Admission by appointment only.
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“cancer research” (29 reviews)
“classic cars” (18 reviews)
“world war” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Gortnagarn Road | Abingdon, Omagh BT78 5NW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

I cannot express the surprise we had at the magnitude of this private collection. It was truly fascinating and Philip's depth of knowledge and expertise is outstanding. I cannot recommend this highly enough. A hidden GEM.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Great ww2 collection, should be the best on in the country. It had one of the best retro car collection in the country. Absolutely great.

Thank Norn Iron C
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope to see you back at the Collection soon. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We happened across this attraction while at the American Folk Park, but I fully recommend it. It’s a really interesting collection of cars and memorabilia sorted by era. What makes this collection stand out is the story behind many of the exhibits and the opportunity...More

Thank Will B
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. Great photographs and I am glad everyone enjoyed the visit. I hope to see you back here when you come over again. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Bottomline first: If you are interested in any of these three categories, this is a "MUST DO!" Philip is passionate about all 3 topics, and it reflects in his commentary while escorting visitors. I tried to call in the a.m. and again at lunch, but...More

Thank David P
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for the kind comments and very generous contribution to Cancer Research. Apologies for not picking up your call in the morning and I was glad to open up for you in the afternoon. I hope that you all enjoy the rest of your visit...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived unexpected on a Saturday afternoon and Philip kindly opened up his collection for us fifteen minutes later. Such an enjoyable hour and a half was had by us all. This collection is amazing - 50s 60s 70s memorabilia - cars motorbikes clothes everything lovingly...More

Thank cavehill42
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

I am glad that you all enjoyed the visit and thanks for the very generous contribution to Cancer Research. I look forward to seeing you all back in Omagh at some time in the near future. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We went as a group on 9 September 2017 this collection is unbelievable so much displayed in this place Classic cars a must see,Motorcycles Military Vehicles and Uniforms from WW2 Exhibition a fantastic collection of the past.Philip is exceptional with information and so passionate ,we...More

Thank John W
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thanks for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I hope the group enjoyed the visit and I hope to see you back at the Collection soon. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

A great deal of interest is packed into a relatively small site. Philip and family made us very welcome and he is extremely enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about his collection. It is well worthwhile arranging a visit to this fascinating collection. No entry fee is...More

Thank Nicol C
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words and the very generous contribution to Charity made by your Club. It was great to see so many fantastic cars visiting the collection. I hope to see the Club back here soon. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We visited as a group. The collection is incredible. The knowledge and passion leave you breathless but hungry for more. Every age will find things of interest here. All that they ask is for a donation that goes to Cancer Research.More

Thank veryblondelicious
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words and very generous donation from your club. The donation was one of the largest single amounts given so far and it is already with Cancer Research UK. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the group and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

You need to phone and book ahead for this as this is a private house and collection. Philip is a brilliant passionate and genuine enthusiast for all he collects. Everything from classic cars, antique signs and motorcycles to his real passion of Ww2 Poland and...More

Thank P L
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments and very generous contribution to Cancer Research. The book your husband was interested in was by Hans Liska.. dedicated to the employees of the JUNKERS AIRCRAFT AND MOTOR WORKS LTD. These are rare but still do turn...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited Phillip's collection after receiving a number of recommendations, and wasn't disappointed. There are some many varied and extremely interesting items on display, and Phillip has a very impressive amount of knowledge on every item in his collection. Phillip very kindly toured us around the...More

Thank kristerna
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

thank you so much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am glad that the family enjoyed their visit and I hope to see you back at the Collection in the near future. Thanks, Philip.

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