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The Secrets of Radar Museum

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Interesting museum of London's unusual role in the birth of radar

First off, this museum has moved - it is now out by the airport at 2155 Crumlin. It shares a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
interceptpubs
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Columbus, Indiana
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Just to let people who are looking to visit know, the location of the museum address has change to... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
raeliled
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London, Canada
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At The Secrets of Radar Museum we ask you to imagine keeping a secret for 50 years. Could you do it? Thousands of Canadian men and women who served in radar during World War II did just that. They took their oath of secrecy to heart, keeping the...more
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930 Western Counties Rd | West side of building., London, Ontario N5V 3Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

First off, this museum has moved - it is now out by the airport at 2155 Crumlin. It shares a building with the local chapter of the RCAF Association with the radar museum occupying the back side of the building. Radar is one of the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Just to let people who are looking to visit know, the location of the museum address has change to 2155b Crumlin Sideroad. It looks like they have tried to update, it is adjacent to the Wing but the street address doesn't seem to have gone...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem by the ponds and LHSC that I doubt many locals even know about. So much information to be had. Fascinating.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went to the Secrets of the Radar Museum for Doors Open London. We had never been before and weren't sure what to expect. We found the staff helpful and the history interesting. It's not a very large museum but it was worth stopping in...More

1  Thank Scampersmom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This museum is worth finding behind Parkwood Hospital in London in an old WWII vintage building, shared with the London Amateur Radio Club. Run by historians, the Amateurs can fill you in on technology if that's your thing. An interesting collection of real orginal equipment...More

Thank W W
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This museum explains Canada's role in Radar throughout our involvement in the world's wars. When visiting they have a guided tour and very informative staff. An interesting museum tucked in a genuine serene atmosphere.

Thank WeeTravel1978
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We had no idea that radar technology was classified top secret during World War 2 and that radar made a great impact to win against the Nazis. It was quite interesting to learn all about the radar technology. Did you know that radar wave as...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This museum is a bit difficult to find. Set your GPS for the intersection of Commissioner’s Road and Western Counties Road, then drive behind the Parkwood Institute. The map on their web page sort of gives it to you. Their building is in remnants of...More

1  Thank mtrodgers99
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Great place to learn about our history and our successes as Canadians! I would highly recommend everyone to visit at least once. Kids had fun learning while doing an indoor and outdoor scavenger hunt.

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

The Secrets of Radar Museum has a substantial collection of technology, literature and uniforms from the RCAF and RAF radar programs. The staff is well informed and anxious to share their knowledge with patrons. We learned facts about the secret military installment at Clinton, ON...More

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jimrat11
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It's always open Fridays and Saturdays (except xmas and new year), and in the summer Thursdays as well. Usual hours are 10-4, but you can find the current hours on the website.
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