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If you are anywhere near southern Alberta you must visit this piece of history. Today they fired up all 4 huge motors, the sound was deafening. Trying to imagine a field of these beasts ready to take to the skies was mind boggling. For fans...More
We attended the Lancaster run-up and were very impressed. The museum is interactive and pretty much without restriction in that you could wander just about anywhere. There are some amazing displays of war-time planes. A must-visit.
We love going on a day trip to Nanton and visiting the Bomber Command Museum. On this occasion we took a family member from out of country whose father was a pilot and he thoroughly enjoyed it as much as we always do. The Lancaster...More
We detoured to Nanton during a road-trip around AB and BC in order to visit this museum - and we weren't disappointed. It isn't as big or grand as the IWM at Duxford or similar museums, but it was human in both its scale and...More
Considering it is run by volunteers it is very well done. There is lots of information on what was going on in the area during the war. I didn’t realize there was so many training depots in Alberta. There are profilies on many pilots from...More
We stopped at the museum by chance heading to Fernie from Calgary. It’s about an hour south of Calgary. We were drawn in by giant Lancaster plane out front. Entry is by donation. There are some fascinating relics here. You can tell there is great...More
My friend Dave was in town for his birthday and is an avid air-show attendee and aviation museum visitor. I had driven by this museum south of Calgary many times but had not stopped in, so this was an opportune moment. Fantastic histories of, especially,...More