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Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Opens in 24 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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An eye opener!

My kids love this place, I myself learned a lot about aviation history. The airplane ride was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
88WorldTraveller2014
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Toronto, Canada
professional development day

Took another tour of this spectacular building and collection. I lived in the PMQs at CFB... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DanielC2436
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Ottawa, Canada
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Located on a former military air base just 5 kilometres from the Prime Minister’s residence in Ottawa, the Museum focuses on aviation in Canada within an international context, from its beginnings in 1909 to the present day. As Canada’s contribution...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2X5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Wife, grandson and I took in a visit to the museum and spent a couple of hours exploring history. Amazing collection of aircraft and static displays.From the Silver Dart to today's space exploration. Found the experience rather dull in that there was little interaction with...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids love this place, I myself learned a lot about aviation history. The airplane ride was - 'Wow'. Too bad, because of the weather, did not have to chance to go on the open cockpit plane. Excellent place to spend 2 to 3 hours.

Thank 88WorldTraveller2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took another tour of this spectacular building and collection. I lived in the PMQs at CFB Rockcliffe in the 70s when most of these aircraft were stored in 3 old WWII hangars at the bottom of the hill by the airport. An amazing collection of...More

Thank DanielC2436
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 3 year old grandson on a mini vacation and one of the stops was at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Our grandson was THRILLED with the mini wooden airplanes that he could ride around through the museum. He was all smiles....More

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IngeniumCanada, Public affairs team at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again in a few years!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great family experience or just by your self. The history here is fantastic, and you are close up to each aircraft. Lots of hands on items , staff are accommodating to answer questions or take your picture

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum of Aviation and Space is a great stop for all families. It is certainly somewhere that would be recommended for children who are school age. There are a few activities for the little kids but not as much as one may expect. As...More

Thank Josie M
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback. On weekends and holidays we offer a variety of programs and activities for younger visitors. We are not allowed to post website addresses in TripAdvisor answers, so please Google the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and you will find our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to see staff friendly and very amazing stuff to see and will go back again to see they do a wonderful job

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm not a museum person at all but this one was a lot of fun and very interesting. Would recommend going when you have a few spare hours

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A nice museum! The museum itself is worthty of a 5/5, even if there not much of the "Space" section, so be aware of that. The staff were nice too. However, having to pay for the parking for a building so far away of the...More

Thank pierreluco504
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to leave your comments. Parking fees are reinvested in Museum programming.

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This was one of the most coolest museums I’ve visited. My wife and I were on a mini 2 day vacation in Ottawa and Gatineau and I’ve always wanted to visit it. History lesson to the max, my highlight was the Avro arrow a sad...More

Thank Andrew N
IngeniumCanada, Public affairs team at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank-you for sharing your feedback. We do have special activities just for kids such as a kids tour of the Museum, you can find more information on our website. Cost is indeed $15 per adult, with different pricing for kids, seniors, students, families, etc

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Andrea M
11 January 2018|
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Response from IngeniumCanada | Property representative |
Hello, Parking is $3.00 per hour, up to a maximum off $8.00 per day. We are not allowed to post website addresses in TripAdvisor answers, so please Google the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and you will find our website... More
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Swathi C
30 March 2017|
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No there is no problem bringing kids of any age to the museum there are many things to do and see, the helicopter rides I believe you can book in advance but it all comes down to weather. Call the museum and they can give... More
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Bruce S
28 April 2016|
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Response from IngeniumCanada | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the delayed response. The Museum is fully accessible and barrier-free. Regular and motorized wheelchairs are available at no extra cost. Designated accessible spaces are also available in the Museum parking... More
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