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Aero Space Museum of Calgary

4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8A5, Canada (Northeast Calgary)
403-250-3752
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Ranked #42 of 171 Attractions in Calgary
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: A museum featuring the history of aviation in Western Canada.
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: A museum featuring the history of aviation in Western Canada.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Visited this museum on a cold day last week. A very nice museum with a lot of information about Canada' role in Aeroplanes and Helicopters. Gives a nice experience to peep into the cockpits of the small Aeroplanes exhibited. The memorial hall is very nice giving us a list of martyrs.. Biggeer planes were on display at the Hangar which... More 

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Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Aero Space Museum of Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your kind words. More 

Calgary
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We visited this museum for free on the "Open Doors Calgary" day - when many city attractions open their doors to the general public for free. There is a lot to see here, many showing the history of air travel in Canada. Nothing recent like an Airbus A380 there! However, there is a good selection of older aircraft available to... More 

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Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Aero Space Museum of Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us during Doors Open! We would love to see you again and suggest that the best time to visit us is during Father's Day weekend when we open up a few select aircraft for viewing. More 

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a little hidden gem if you are visiting Calgary.. really cheap to visit and especially great if you have a particular interest in planes and history you will love this!

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Aero_Museum, General Manager at Aero Space Museum of Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind words. We hope you will visit us again. More 

Bel Air, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My husband loves planes, so this was of course on our to-do list in Calgary. He was thrilled examining all of the aviation on display; I found all of the stories told on the walls around the planes interesting. Together, we had a very enjoyable time.

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Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Aero Space Museum of Calgary, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for taking the time to write a review! More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had been here years ago with my bow 16 year old, so I thought I would try with my 3 month old & 2 year old. Admission is $10 unless you have an AMA card, then it is cheaper. We happened to go on a windy day, but I didn't know until after I paid that due to the... More 

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Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Aero Space Museum of Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We apologize that you were unable to view our second building due to the wind conditions. We also apologize that you were not informed about our elevator that could have taken you to the second floor. We will certainly endeavour to tell all of our guests with strollers about the elevator in the... More 

Prince Albert, SK, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Pleasantly surprised at the displays here. Very humbling to see gun turrets and the size of the cockpits these pilots had to function in. They even had an F-86 Sabre there. Really makes me want to take the kids to some of the bigger aero museums when they get older.

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Turin, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I've expected something better, but interesting enough to pay it a visit, especially in a city sure not full of turists' attractions. Enjoyable. Maybe not a big choice in the souvenirs' shop, but enjoyable.

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We attended a wedding at the aerospace centre.The surroundings were very cool with aeroplanes all aroud the outside of the room and the tables and chairs in the middle.A very nice venue for a large party.

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Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Enjoyed our time here. Felt that we were able to learn a lot about Canada's aviation history. Wouldn't have spent a long time here but it was enjoyable. Had a groupon for it so it was a cheap option for a quick trip

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Calgary, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
26 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Aerospace museum is full of history and great time for everyone and for all ages! There is an admission fee but it is worth your money. The planes have been restored by thousands of hours from volunteers!!! It was amazing, interesting and fun. Apparently, if you visit the museum like Father's day or any holiday, you get an opportunity to... More 

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