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Aero Space Museum of Calgary

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Address: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8A5, Canada
Phone Number: 403-250-3752
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Description: A museum featuring the history of aviation in Western Canada.

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Grandson and I enjoyed it!

Took my grandson to the museum and was quite impressed how it was set up. It was a very educational experience for young and old alike. The assortment of different aircraft... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Carole098
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Took my grandson to the museum and was quite impressed how it was set up. It was a very educational experience for young and old alike. The assortment of different aircraft beginning with the early flying machines was amazing and we actually were allowed to climb inside a helicopter along with information from a tour guide about the helicopter. Their... More 

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! We hope to see you again! Thank you very much for taking the time to submit a review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Being an air force veteran I enjoy this carefully groomed collection of aircraft and related paraphernalia. The souvenir shop is well stocked too. There are some interactive exhibits to enjoy also.

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and certainly hope you will come see us again! More 

Calgary, Canada
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85 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We decided to check out he Aero Space museum this past week. It was alright. The older aircraft were fun to look at. Lots of nice informative displays about local history. Most of the "TV's" and "simulators" were broken. Our little one (5 3/4) ran out of steam and thought it was pretty boring. She did well but really ran... 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 feedback. We are certainly looking into options for more hands-on learning. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My favourite aircraft to look at is the North American F-86 Sabre. It has a link to Chuck Yeager as he has flown this jet. Also, the CF-100 Canuck and CF-101 Voodoo are great examples of Cold War air power.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. The Sabre certainly is a special piece of history, nevermind its unique shape and design. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Located near the airport, this inexpensive attraction is informative, interactive and the staff can answer almost all your Canadian Aviation questions. Dress warm, because the big stuff is in the tent building outside and there is no heat.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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 

Salt Spring Island, Canada
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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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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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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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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 

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