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“OK place for the airplane lover”

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A hands on museum featuring 29 planes including the 1st Beaver float plane produced. 2 award winning movies including Wildfires! A fire fighting adventure in 3-D. Take a ride in the flight simulator, climb an actual fire tower enjoy fun times in our Children's Centre. Open 10-4 mid October to mid May, 9 - 6 mid May to mid October 7 days a week. Closed Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
483 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“OK place for the airplane lover”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Overall OK but children will get bored soon. Great for the place enthusiast. Shared bush plane history along with some general history items.

Visited May 2014
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Halifax, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“You can get up close and personal with the various planes!”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although it may need some TLC with some exhibits, there are enough interactive activities and cockpits to explore that will keep young children busy and possibly entertained.

There is a great movie on forest fires and their prevention as well.

There are many planes to see and even touch.

This museum has something for everyone and is a great way to send a rainy summer afternoon.

Visited July 2013
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Pembroke, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A must see in the Soo”
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great exhibits showing Canada's bush plane history from A to Z. Great for the whole family! There's nothing else like it anywhere for real historical exhibits.

Visited June 2013
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SAULT STE. MARIE
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“This is a must see”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The history of flight in one building with an amazing view of the St Mary's River. From the old to the new and different. Aviators of all ages will enjoy this place

Visited May 2014
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“History Lookout”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Wonderful site for all ages, Especially for families with young children. I is a very well documented and has a physical presentation that is outstanding. The simulator is a rewarding experience. You water bomber on screen creates a personal environment when viewing the water being scooped. They have a camp site set up in the forest that adds to the feeling of being in the "woods". This is an educational, entertaining event. The fee is reasonable and the gift shop is well stocked with interesting souvenirs.

Also I worked for the Fire Fighting Services in the 1960's, and this facility does an excellent presentation of their services

Visited June 2013
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