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Canada Aviation and Space Museum

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2X5, Canada
+1 613-991-3044
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Reviewed yesterday

Well presented and clearly were trying to cater to a range of ages. Impressive building and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mobile50950
Reviewed yesterday

The title says it all really. This is a great place for all the family. Lots to see and do and with interactive entertainment for children (and adults)! Highly recommended.

Thank Chrisandmike186317
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Tour with Édouard! He was fantastic!! He did a bilingual tour and clearly is very passionate about the museum and its collection. Keep up the great work cutie! xoxo

Thank Sunshine676577
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent overview of Canadian aerospace. Especially good selection of plane focus on Bush Planes WW2 selection excellent. Looking forward to the Avero Arrow...so sad

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really for the amateur but someone with little knowledge in this area will still appreciate seeing the planes. Interesting exhibit about life in orbit.

Thank Lyncroft
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum. There are a huge number of airplanes from fairly old (1900's) to jets, all stacked in this building. The info signs at each are great and in English and French. Parking is $3 per hour. This exhibit is good for...More

Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really great number of very early bi planes with good explanations in English and French. Good collection of Canadian aviation history well displayed. I have been to Washington DC, Herndon UK, Pensacola FL, Spruce Goose OR all recently and found this every bit...More

Thank 77maple123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my 2 sons to see the museum in July. It was a fun time. I love aviation and my 7 year old is learning alot. The 2 year old didnt care much but likes the scooters shaped like planes. My grandfather was a...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The number of planes displayed is surprisingly large. From small ones to huge rescue plane, you won't be disappointed. This place is specially designed for kids with wooden planes for them to ride on a spacious area. There are demonstrations from time to time. Two...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! A great collection of aircraft from all ages and countries. A focus an Canadian aircraft over the years as well. We even managed to take a trip in a biplane that took us over the parliament buildings! We had a great time and...More

Thank Kris M
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Andrea M
January 11, 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
Swathi C
March 30, 2017|
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Response from mitchd117 | Reviewed this property |
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
Bruce S
April 28, 2016|
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