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Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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Address: 9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 1W0, Canada
Phone Number: 905-679-4183
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A Piece of History

This museum is full of aviation history and a must see for anyone interested in planes. We were lucky to see the Lancaster fly that day and taxi back to the hanger, until you see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is full of aviation history and a must see for anyone interested in planes. We were lucky to see the Lancaster fly that day and taxi back to the hanger, until you see this plane in the air and hear the noise one plane makes it makes you wonder what a 1000 of these sounded like when they... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice thing to do with out of town company. Most people are shocked to learn that Hamilton even has an airport so not only the museum is a surprise, but the airport itself is too!

Thank FrazldMum
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not amazing, the tour is a little dry but yet again i am not a warplane enthusiastic. I would say its a good place for families looking for a day out though as it is very informative. you cant really touch or go into the planes which is what i really wanted to do, but u get pretty darn close.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just as Hamilton, Ontario, is the hidden jem of eco-tourism in the Golden Horse Shoe of Southern Ontario, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM) is a jem in the roughs of an attraction for the City of Hamilton. With a good collection of airplanes that has been used by the Royal Canadian Air Force since World War II till the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to take in the Anne Frank exhibit but also visited the airplane portion. If you are a vintage airplane enthusiast great place to see.

Thank 348maureena
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The warplane museum showcases old airplanes used in previouis wars, mostly WW2. It's always worth a visit to get a glimpse of the past, and usually each summer they have a special weekend wherein they bring in even more planes for the big event.It's always well attended as people come from various places, to see the old Lancaster bombers, etc,... More 

Thank Paul M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the home of (1) one of two actual flying WW II Lancaster Bombers. The other being in England. It is a museum which specializes in restoring their planes to flying condition rather then just having static displays .At least once a month I will hear the roar of its four mighty Merlin engines and see the magnificent Lank... More 

Thank Gerry S
Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in and I am glad we did. My wife also found it interesting. Of course the Lancaster is the star of the show and the B-25 was also quite interesting.

Thank c g
Ancaster, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love every visit we have taken to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, especially the November 11 Remembrance Day ceremonies. As a mom of 4 children, 3 of them being boys, this place is wonderful for an outing any time of the year. You can see some of the planes being restored and you can climb up into some and there... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lancaster flight is a must for all aviation enthusiasts but you need to book way in advance, great museum, staff and volunteers great, great breakfast too. Good insight to Canadian Royal Air Force lots of other flying aircraft.

Thank mrks573

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