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Located in the middle of a parkette, there are lots of plaques to read up on the history of this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada

The planes might feel a little bit out of place for those driving through town, but a short stop... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Edward W
Toronto, Canada
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“avro arrow”(6 reviews)
Hwy 60, Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the middle of a parkette, there are lots of plaques to read up on the history of this famous pilot. If your'e driving through the town, definitely take 10-15 minutes and have a look.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The planes might feel a little bit out of place for those driving through town, but a short stop reveals their historical significance. It is a nice added touch of history in the region which has a surprising amount. Worth a stop, especially for those...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Cute little park to sit and relax while shopping the main street. It offers some background/historic information about this famous pilot.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This small park is a fitting tribute to a deserving man who did a whole lot more than just retire in Barry’s Bay! Janusz Zurakowski was a Polish WW 2 fighter pilot who flew in the Battle of Britain and was awarded the equivalent of...More

1  Thank Cass8-4U
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a small monument to the test pilot of the controversial Avro Arrow. The display tells the story in an unbiased, fair way. The statue of Janusz Zurakowski and the Avro Arrow model are very well done. If visitors are looking for more information...More

2  Thank JamesM6537
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Overall it is a very well put together park. But it doesn't speak much of the history of the town it's self. Just because this pilot retired in this town. The people of this town decided to honour him with this park. It's nice that...More

1  Thank venessa M
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I used to know Jan who visited us frequently at our office in NRC. He was heavily involved in the Avro Arrow program and an extraordinary pilot with amazing stories to tell. This park is a fantastic tribute not just to Jan, but to Canadian...More

2  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visit this park frequently. The history is a large part of the reason we visit so often. It has an interesting story to tell. It is in the middle of Barry's Bay allowing to not only have a little rest but also to engage...More

2  Thank Gail R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Just because some guy retired in a town doesn't mean they have to make tourism attraction of him would like to see the history of the town not just one people.

5  Thank Venessa M
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The information on the pilot of the plane that is featured there is very interesting. It is so wonderful that Barry's Bay recognizes this most interesting man.

2  Thank Stephen K
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