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Shearwater Aviation Museum

34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
+1 902-720-1083
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The history of Canadian Military Aviation at the Shearwater base is well told by the wonderful... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Chuck C
Dartmouth, Canada
What a Gem!

This is just an excellent little museum that highlights how great Canada's military was in the 50s... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Jim L
Ottawa, Canada
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34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
+1 902-720-1083
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The history of Canadian Military Aviation at the Shearwater base is well told by the wonderful exhibits and the vintage aircraft on display. The magnificent art gallery with numerous original paintings of aviation art features Canadian artists. Admission is FREE!

1  Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is just an excellent little museum that highlights how great Canada's military was in the 50s and 60s when we actually had a formidable military. Some really interesting displays and a very nice balance between old (aircraft) and new (computer-generated overviews of the different...More

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This museum was created by the CNAG members, former naval air personnel and spouses. Fascinating look at some service history.

1  Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is an excellent example of a specialist aviation museum run by people who both know about their subject and care about it. It deserves to be better known.

1  Thank Meharibear
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A great museum with some really nice static display aircraft and historical exhibits. A great way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good place for aviation fans to spend an hour or two. Pretty good history of Cdn. aviation. Good place to see some vintage aircraft, inlcuding the "Swordfish" torpedo bomber with its' sophisticated bomb site - a hole in the floor. This is a model of...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was great my husband daughter son in law and 2 grandsons went it was fantastic they give you a tour u are allowed to take pics sit t in different planes and there is a nice little gift shop there

Thank worldtraveller930
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I was in the navy in the 1970 s during the cold war . I went to the museum and was amazed at what they had .The planes are in mint condition and every kid should see them .they have a lot of history of...More

Thank Darrell F
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The museum shows the history of military aviation at Shearwater. I was surprised at the number of aircraft and the excellent aviation themed art gallery. You can easily spend a morning or afternoon there or take a quick visit. There is even a restoration area...More

Thank michaelmcfadden2014
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have visited this musem several times and always enjoy it. It is well maintained. One of the highlights is the volunteer guides that will accompany you if you wish or are htere if you have questions. They are very friendly, knowledgeable and and some...More

Thank kejione
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