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Alberta Aviation Museum

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Address: 11410 Kingsway, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0X4, Canada
Phone Number: (780) 451-1175
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Great place if aircraft are your forte

This aviation museum features some of the old aircraft from the war along with some of the stories to back up when they were in use. Also aircraft used to transport passengers and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
James R
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This aviation museum features some of the old aircraft from the war along with some of the stories to back up when they were in use. Also aircraft used to transport passengers and freight to the north in Canada. There are also areas of interest of the different military groups that served the Edmonton area in the past and some... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thought it would be bigger, Not so great for kids..Only one plane you could go into..was expecting more for the price.

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Thank Anne V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum won't take all day. It is great for a morning or hot afternoon. The planes are in impeccable shape! The staff are very friendly. The price is a little high but worth it. I am an aviation enthusiast and a pilot, so I love this stuff. Anyone who enjoys planes or children that have the fascination should go.

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Thank Daniel B
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot of aviation history tucked into this WW 2 era hanger, Both civil and military aviation are featured. The collection includes the first Canadair Sabre, a B-25, DeHaviland Vampire, CF-100, CT-133 Silver Star CF-101 Voodoo, Cf-104 Starfire, and a wealth of Canadian Bush planes. Other displays chronicle civil aviation, Bush Pilots etc. A "not to be missed"... More 

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Thank Roger M
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are an aviation nut or just think planes are cool, then you must stop by and have a look. Cheap admission and give yourself at least an hour to see the display.

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St. John's, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is not very large compared to similar museums, for example, in England, but it has an interesting collection of planes, both civilian and military. You can also read about their technical characteristics and history. Suitable for all ages except very young children.

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Thank Mikhail K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 8 year old nephew had a party to attend at the museum, instead of dropping him off I stayed. The museum was full of information and interesting exhibits. I completely enjoyed the 2 hours as would anyone interested in the history of Canadian aviation.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A good place to see many types of planes and get a good history of aviation. This is fun for all ages.

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Thank Purple_Eagle_Richard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

a lovely place to see a lot of very interesting old airplanes. I particularly enjoyed seeing the airplane painted and made in memory of Chuck McLaren, a wonderful guy who worked very hard for the museum.

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Osoyoos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This museum is outstanding, and we were lucky as there was no one else on the floor when we first got there, and had essentially an individual tour from Bruce who was a retired pilot, very knowledgeable, and very personable. The interesting thing about the planes and replicas is that it covered a great Canadian time in history, such as... More 

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