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The Hangar Flight Museum

4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8A5, Canada
+1 403-250-3752
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Large collection; recalls the aviation heritage of Alberta

The Hangar Flight Museum located near the Calgary International Airport, was formerly known as the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill Z
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Winnipeg, Canada
Went to a wedding here

We went to a wedding at the Hangar, and had access to see the museum while there. The whole... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
marikaS23
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Montreal, Canada
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A museum featuring the history of aviation in Western Canada.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“aero space” (15 reviews)
“on display” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8A5, Canada
Northeast Calgary
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+1 403-250-3752
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"aero space"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hangar Flight Museum located near the Calgary International Airport, was formerly known as the Aero Space Museum of Calgary. The air museum houses a large and diverse collection made up of aircraft in the hangar as well as two jet fighters in the outdoor...More

Thank Bill Z
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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We went to a wedding at the Hangar, and had access to see the museum while there. The whole experience was awesome, and we had a guide who explained details about the airplanes and gliders in the museum. Interesting and fun experience! The venue made...More

Thank marikaS23
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Imagine that, a flight museum at the airport but it’s true. And although this is not a very large museum, they do have a Lancaster bomber on display. This is not the greatest museum but they are showing a bit of history that is very...More

Thank Joe W
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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We certainly enjoy being on airport land!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Interesting museum with a good variety of aircraft on display. Curators are enthusiasts and will freely answer your questions. There is a goos gift shop on site. as well.

Thank Roger M
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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Just go to Nanton it is way better. You can go inside the planes and they have better much things to offer..

Thank fayblife
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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting. We will have a few of our aircraft open this summer for interior viewing and we certainly hope you will visit again in the future as we are constantly working to improve and revitalize our exhibits.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

This unassuming centre is in the heart of edmonton where the old inner city airport used to be. from the outside it just looks like a big hangar but when you go inside there are many historical airplanes and some interactive activities where you can...More

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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

My apologies, it looks as though you meant to post this review for the Alberta Aviation Museum? We are located in Calgary on the southern tip of the airport land.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Great place to be on a cold clammy day and yet get some interesting info out of ur trip . All ages it is good as elders are interested about the history of the events displayed and triggers their war memories , where as children...More

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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

We visited this museum on a rainy day when there was not much to do outdoors. All the planes on display are housed in two separate hangars. The largest plane that I recalled is a WWII vintage bomber called Lady Orchid. They crammed quite a...More

Thank Michael K
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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Thank you very much for visiting and for taking the time to write a review! We hope to be able to inspire a love for aircraft with all of our visitors! As we add new exhibits and new artifacts to our collection, we hope you...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

This museum is in an old hanger that belong to the Commonwealth air training program and then the Royal Canadian Air Force. It is a nice small collection of airplanes that are of interest in Canadian history, specifically Alberta history. It's not just planes, the...More

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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! It's encouraging as well that you enjoyed our secondary exhibits like the wedding dress! Thank you for your kind words!

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I went with my son who used to have a pilot's license. The volunteers were great ,very knowageable & it was very worthwhile

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TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again!

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