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Our visit here seemed like a bonus being able to learn this very interesting piece of aviation... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
Cubatan
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Saint John, Canada
Our visit to Central Newfoundland

We enjoy the visit of this small museum. We learned a lot on the first commercial Atlantic flights... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Gilles D
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meteghan River
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15 Airbase Road, Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0H 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was amazing. What a piece of history it contains. Amazing video to watch. This was a great place to visit, of an event I knew nothing about.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

Our visit here seemed like a bonus being able to learn this very interesting piece of aviation history that is almost forgotten now. The young staff were keen and well informed (and perhaps a bit bored). Displays were very good and informative.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Cubatan
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Stayed in Botwood for the night and visited the museum especially with the Catalinas on display and the information about them. Botwood also had a lot of murals on buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judi M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We made the mistake of going on a Sunday. Along with about a dozen other tourists, we arrived at the Museum, only to find it closed. Definitely a disappointment, as we were really looking forward to this. Oh well, next time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We enjoy the visit of this small museum. We learned a lot on the first commercial Atlantic flights which were made with flyingboats from Botwood NL I wished they would have kept a replica of these giant Boeing aircraft. There is nothing left of this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gilles D
Reviewed November 17, 2017

nice place to visit and get some good history facts about the wars of the past and the Flying Boat Air Carrier.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank clocke4859
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

To discover that this small out of the way place is the first international airport of Canada was simply amazing. The museum is small but provides a 20 minute movie, probably filmed in the 30's, that tells the story of how the area was developed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 645philipc
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This is across the parking lot from the Botwood Heritage Centre. Quite interesting display of the time when the flying boats made Botwood (apparently) a household name. I had no idea they used Botwood as a trans-Atlantic stop, nor how luxurious flying was back then...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 19arjaykay46
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Just stopped in and look around and took some photos and found it very interesting. I would recommend this to anyone who visiting.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Cecilia D
Reviewed September 24, 2014

I visited the museum with my boyfriend, who actually grew up in the town of Botwood. Surprisingly, he had never seen the museum himself. We saw pictures of his relatives who were in the Navy and quite a bit more than anticipated regarding the small...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank KatznDogz
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