This place is run by volunteers, and it shows. There are some beautifully restored aircraft spanning the whole history of aviation, which will delight real enthusiasts. But for families, there's not much going on, most of the exhibits are 'do not touch', we couldn't find any refreshments, and its a little dark and dusty. Its very cheap to get in,... more
Our aviation history as The Gateway to the North comes alive with more than 30 aircraft on display, 40-plus display cabinets and exhibits, an aircraft restoration area, personal artifacts of famous pilots, a gift shop, and more. Located next to the city centre airport. $10 Adult; $8 Senior (65+); $7 Youth (13-17); $6 Children (6-12); Children under 6 free; $25 Family.
Among the lovingly restored aircraft on display at this museum are a Fairchild 71C, a McDonnell CF-101B, and a de Havilland Mk.B35 Mosquito. There are other aircraft and more restoration projects in progress. You can browse displays of photos, models, artifacts, and aero engines. If you are into research, there are archives and a library. Guided tours of the museum can be arranged given prior... more