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Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence

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A North Bay Gem

Man what a great Museum. Aircraft, the gift of flight, the history, innovation and advancements... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
Great little museum... with a tight focus on aerospace defence

I worked in the SAGE complex in North Bay in the 70s, so had personal involvement with the topics... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Comox, Canada
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Just a short drive up Airport Hill in North Bay, Ontario, will bring you to the Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence at 22 Wing/CFB North Bay. Dedicated to air defence history from the First World War to modern day, our museum is the only one...more
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22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, North Bay, Ontario P0H 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Man what a great Museum. Aircraft, the gift of flight, the history, innovation and advancements made in the science of aerospace seen and presented to us by a skilled friendly staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I worked in the SAGE complex in North Bay in the 70s, so had personal involvement with the topics covered here. While this museum is small, it provides excellent coverage of that era for aerospace defence... and includes related topics back to WW I and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fred_cameron
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Could have spent hours here. A T-33 Jet trainer, V-2 Rocket Motor, Numerous exhibits. Much history to learn with interactive exhibits and great gift shop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Bethany greeted us and we looked around to find amazing little facts that we didn't know. Very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jolyvan2014
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

I imagine this would be rated higher if I was into this sort of thing in the first place. My husband really enjoyed it. It was smaller then I thought, not sure why. I've spent my time doing way worse.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lori B
Reviewed March 1, 2017

A great history lesson, interesting and interactive. Went with my daughter and she was really fascinated.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

had a wonderful visit on a hot humid rainy summer day.. unfortuantely they are not air conditioned. Tour is self guided with staff there to help and answer questions. They had a wonderful photo exhibition, all photos from current and past military... one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

My teenagers and I really enjoyed our visit to the museum. The staff was very friendly and engaging which my kids really enjoyed. We were able to hear many stories about the past and how NORAD has impacted the area and Canada.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank CharleneH327
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is not a huge museum but it curates a interesting collection of aerospace defence history and artifacts from WWI to WWII to the cold war. The exhibits were fascinating to read especially about the use of airships, you know the hydrogen blimps, to attack...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Roadster8
Reviewed August 31, 2016

To find the museum, continue along Airport Road, passed the museum on your right. Turn into the CAF base at the stop sign and follow the signs to the parking lot. We were very interested in this museum, which was our #1 attraction based on...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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August 16, 2016|
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Response from Jorge C | Reviewed this property |
In our case was more than a self guided, my kids had interest in the radar technologies and the underground structure and one person of the staff stayed with them more than 35 minutes just explaining those two points. So we... More
June 20, 2015|
Response from CFMADstaff | Property representative |
We are located at 22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, at 33 Manston Crescent.