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“Aviation Museum”
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BC Aviation Museum
Ranked #4 of 25 things to do in Sidney
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Come enjoy a trip back in time with the whole family, with over 20 aircraft on display in Sidney, at The BC Aviation Museum! Where learning and fun meet! Memorable visitor experiences include: • Sit in the cockpit of a warplane. • Discover the history of our valiant Canadian aviation pioneers with our passionate tour guides or on a self-guided visit. We’ve been collecting and preserving 8,000+ aviation books, 13,500+ photographs. Don't miss our gift shop - the perfect place to find aviation themed gifts. Come explore the BC Aviation Museum in Sidney, located near the Victoria International Airport.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
“Aviation Museum”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

What an amazing collection! And the docents have a vast amount of knowledge. The signage is a little obscure but enter across the street from Mary's Blue Moon. Lots of parking available.

Visited March 2012
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XSidney,
2 reviews
“Quite interesting”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

I had expected something bigger, don't know why, what is there is interesting and well presented thoug, Kids that were with us enjoyed ittoo,just wished there'edbeen a bit more..

Visited August 2012
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Sudbury, Canada
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75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“A sliver of aviation history”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Have been for open house events and am amazed by contents of this museum. Static outdoor display material and lots of the history of BC and YYJ.

Visited August 2012
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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192 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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“Wow - who would have suspected this hidden away at the Airport”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you have any interest in museums of Air transport and the history of aviation, then you need to stop by and see this one. By accident I decided to just go see, after being in Comox and seeing the Air Force Museum up there and was I ever taken back.
They people here are very friendly and ever so helpful. The planes they have will surprise even the most historical air buff. They have done such a great job with limited funds. If you have time during the day to take a quick run from the Airport, jump in a cab and spend an hour or so here, you will not regret it.

Visited September 2012
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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
“fascinating”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

VERY well informed volunteers escort you through vintage Canadian air force planes. very interesting and well displayed. Well worth the donation.

Visited August 2012
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