Canada Aviation and Space Museum

11 Aviation Pkwy, Ottawa, ON K1K 2X5, Canada

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is located in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada. The museum showcases the history and achievements of Canadian aviation and space exploration.

The museum was established in 1964 as the National Aeronautical Collection. In 1982, it was moved to its current location, a former military airbase in Ottawa. The museum houses a vast collection of aircraft, including vintage planes, military aircraft, helicopters, and gliders. The collection also includes artifacts related to space exploration, such as spacesuits, rockets, and satellites.

The museum has several permanent exhibits, including "The Sky's the Limit," which explores the history of Canadian aviation, and "Canadian Wings," which highlights Canadian military aviation. There are also rotating exhibits that focus on different aspects of aviation and space exploration.

The museum offers a range of activities for visitors, including guided tours, educational programs for schools, and interactive exhibits that allow visitors to experience what it's like to fly an aircraft or be an astronaut.

Hours :

  • The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is open year-round.
  • The museum is open Thursday - Monday (Inclusive)
  • Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The museum is open on statutory holidays, except December 25.
  • The museum offers free admission from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission :

  • Adult : $16.25
  • Senior (age 60+) / Student : $14
  • Youth (ages 3-17) : $11
  • Child (age 2 and under) : Free
  • Family (6 pers. - max 2 adults) : $41
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