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North Atlantic Aviation Museum

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Lots of info in such a small space!

There's lots of pictures and diagrams explaining the airport and its comings and goings with... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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Great stop along the highway

This a great small museum explaining the history of the gander airport and the roles it played on... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Hamburg, Germany
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The Museum’s collection focuses on North Atlantic aviation history as it pertains to Gander and Gander International Airport, from the 1930’s through to present day, focusing on the WWII years through the early jet age. Highlights of our collection...more
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135 Trans Canada Highway, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1W6, Canada
+1 709-256-2923
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

There's lots of pictures and diagrams explaining the airport and its comings and goings with aircraft and its relationship to Canada and the world. Also it's involvements with the rest of the world; especially with the 911 event. This where a lot of incoming flights...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This a great small museum explaining the history of the gander airport and the roles it played on the history of flight. Great stop if you’re driving through.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Go_Ami
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is our first trip to Newfoundland! We were excited to visit the Aviation Museum to learn more of the Aviation history in this beautiful country and also to experience the 911 memorial. There was so much to learn and the 911 tribute brought us...More

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

What a great museum. $7 entrance fee. The history of Gander airport, air space and 911. Start with the aircraft outside, progress to the exhibit inside. Gives you a sense of what happened from the beginnings of construction to how it affects the Gander area....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kaliki
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Will be going to Come From Away soon & keen to visit the museum. Was disappointed not to have time to do the tour with a Gander resident. As it turned out, we later stayed @ BnB, in a far away town, the owner cane...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Churchill said that one of the very first keys to winning WW 2 was to win the Battle of the Atlantic. Ships had to be able to carry food, fuel, guns, tanks, trucks, and troops across, and warplanes needed to be able to fly across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 388howardh
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We visited on July 22/18 and were very pleased with viewing the exhibits. We were especially taken with the writeup about the 9/11 events and how the people of Gander and surroundings were able to be so helpful. Their efforts make me so proud to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Haweater2014
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Worth the visit to learn the history of the airplanes and the airport that helped so greatly during 9-11

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JRGBonavistaS
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Small but quite interesting. Right on the TransCanada so good for a quick stop. Some interesting and informative displays.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tafff2015
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Newfie's really like and appreciate their history and this museum shows this off in spades. There were wonderful exhibits about the history of flight. Gander was at the center of international flight before jets. I know that was a while ago but they still have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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