Alberta Aviation Museum
Alberta Aviation Museum
Edmonton's Fun in Flight
The Aviation Museum in Edmonton combines fun with education - producing an informative world of discovery as you travel through.
Location: 11410 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5G 0X4
Phone Number: (780) 451-1175
Tours and Parties Phone Number: (780) 453-1078 (book school field trips, group tours, birthday parties or special interest tours)
Fax: (780) 451-1607
Hours of operation:
Website: Alberta Aviation Museum
Admission: For the most up-to-date info check here for Edmonton Aviation Museum Admission Costs
Alberta Aviation Museum Edmonton Review
Edmonton has been called the "Gateway to the North" so it seems appropriate to find a large aviation museum located in Edmonton.
Boasting over thirty aircraft, the Edmonton Aviation Museum is the third largest aviation museum in Canada. The museum also has over forty exhibits and display cabinets, providing guests with hours of interesting and informative bits of aviation history.
Museum-goers will enjoy watching experts painstakingly working to restore various aircraft in the special aircraft restoration area.
Wanna be pilots of every age can try out flight simulators (call for times and restrictions) or sit in the cockpit of a jet fighter.
The museum also displays some great personal artifacts of famed Canadian aviators.
So what types of aircraft does the museum have on display? Museum patrons can enjoy viewing many different aircraft including:
School Tours and Educational Experiences
The Alberta Aviation Museum has a day-long interactive Grade 6 Aeronautics module for students and teachers which fulfills the Alberta curriculum requirements. Downloadable student and teacher packets are upgraded regularly for optimum instructional benefit.
This program, as well as guided tours and special lectures for any grade, are available by booking a tour time with the museum.
Birthday Parties and Children's Activities
For the youthful aviator or aviatrix, special children's activities and birthday parties are offered at the Edmonton Aviation Museum.
Also check with the staff (online or by phone) for special events and public interest activities hosted at the museum. There's even a special events rental space available for public rental.
Find More Information on the Edmonton Aviation Museum
The Alberta Aviation Museum maintains a top notch website. The museum's website itself offers helpful information on the museum and aviation in Canada.
Browse the site for specs on many of the aircraft on display in the museum. Go online to see a photo, plus aircraft stats including information on the engine, length, height, wingspan, empty and gross weights, crew, cruise speed and maximum speed, range, service ceiling, and armament of numerous aircraft.
Check online for a virtual museum tour, calendar of events, and to book school tours.
For those seeking to learn more, it offers links to other aviation related sites of interest, including Edmonton Aviation Heritage Society.
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