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Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

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Excellent museum

Loved the nostalgical walk down the history of aviation of canada specifically Manitoba. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
survivor12321
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Winnipeg, Canada
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If you like planes

This museum is full of aviation history. They have many types of planes, and we were able to go... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Joanne196054
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg's Aviation Museum is temporarily closed for relocation, and scheduled to reopen in 2020. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and display of Canada's unique aviation heritage from the golden age of bush flying.
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958 Ferry Rd | Hangar T-2, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0Y8, Canada
This attraction is at Winnipeg Airport
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+1 204-786-5503
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the nostalgical walk down the history of aviation of canada specifically Manitoba. The interactive with the vintage aircraft was wonderful

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited just before they were about to close down for relocation (we heard weds. Oct. 24, 2018) until an undecided date when their new site would be ready (but they’re still fundraising for construction costs). The ticket person hadn’t let us know so we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This museum is full of aviation history. They have many types of planes, and we were able to go right inside some of the older planes. The staff is very helpful and will offer as much information and history you want to hear about. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I have been here on a few occasions with different groups. One visit was first my grandsons birthday party. He loves planes, so ...what a wonderfully thought out birthday!.. The children all were excited and they were encouraged to ask questions and look around..guided by...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Being from Winnipeg and coming back to visit we didn't realize how good this museum was. The guides their really complete the visit as they are informative and witty. The old Air Canada plane was need to visit and go onto. A lot of different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were given a tour of an older commercial plane by a well-informed retired pilot. Fascinating histories and artifacts. Well worth the admission. Ample parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband is an aviation geek and a pilot. He thought that the first part of the museum hanger was extremely interesting. But the rest of it seemed cluttered and didn’t flow. We understand that some of the exhibits were packed down for moving. $10...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The museum had a great exhibition regarding Canadian women in aviation. Some (female) visitors might think the exhibition is a bit too honest, but at least the museum have the guts to address the subject. The museum isn’t too big, and only includes one hangar....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I was in Winnipeg for a wedding. One of my nieces husband is a pilot as am I. We went to the museum and am so glad we did. Very well presented and organized. Lots to see and read; the static displays and the restoration...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum on a Sunday and I was lucky enough to be around for an escorted tour by Gerry. He is so knowledgeable and I’m sure I will remember many elements of the museum and the exhibits because Gerry put the information over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RAMWC, Administrative Assistant at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you for the kind remarks. We are very proud of our bush plane collection and our volunteer tour guides. Glad you could visit.

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