The Canada Aviation and Space Museum showcases the history of the country’s aviation and has a collection of military and civilian aircrafts, helicopters and prototypes, bush-planes that date back to the early 20th century, exhibits that explain the science behind the airplanes and the technology used to aid the functioning of these planes.
Take the tour of the place to learn about the restoration techniques or simply be a part of the live demonstrations that are arranged here.
- Category: Fees
- Adults $13
- Seniors (age 60+): $10
- Students (age 13+)*: $10
- Children (ages 3-12): $8
- Children (age 2 and under): Free
- Families (2 adults, 3 children): $30
- Members: Free
- Veterans: Free
- Fees include applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.
- Admission is free daily between 4.00 pm and 5.00 pm.
For prices of groups visits, visit the official website.
- The Museum is open year-round but hours vary seasonally.
- The Museum will close at 2.00 pm on December 24.
- By Bus: St Laurent / Glasgow
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car/ Bicycle.
- On foot
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30.72% of people who visit Ottawa include Canada Aviation And Space Museum in their plan
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51.66% of people start their Canada Aviation And Space Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Canada Aviation And Space Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Canada Aviation And Space Museum
I was pleasantly surprised with this place. The staff is knowledgeable. The exhibits are awesome, tons of aviation history in one building. Allow at least 4 hours for a detailed look at most everything. There's lots of stuff for kids as well. Expect to pay for parking.
We visited the Red Bird flight simulator. It was a great experience. Got to fly a Cessna from the museum to the airport. Really fun. Would definitely do it again. Great for any one interested in planes. We are in our late 20s and had a blast, but I could see people both younger and older enjoying.
It is AMAZING. Must for Aviation and Space enthusiasts. You find planes from the age of right brothers, then WW1, WW2 and in between to an FA-18. They also have German, British and Russian Airplanes. You can also get a tour guide. The Space section is also very well set up. The Canadian Arm of course and some actual space experiences like an astronaut view from the space station. I suggest to take the full day parking at $8 if you really want to appreciate everything there. I am saying 2-3 hours. Next time I intend to try out the simulator priced at $20.
We had so much at this place. It was a great experience for all of us. My husband tried the red simulator flight for addition $20 on top of our admission but it was for 15min flight and he said it was worth it. The place is huge and a lot of interesting planes to see. I personally love their little space museum area as I've learned a lot of interesting facts about life in space.
Excellent museum. Incredibly helpful, and extremely knowledgeable staff. I've been studying aircraft for 30 years, and was taught many new things during my tour. The exhibits are superb, and in many cases unique. It also had a very good display of the development of aircraft structures. The display of synchronisation of WW1 guns, was the easiest to understand I've seen.