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The Hangar Flight Museum

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Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
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Address: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8A5, Canada
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+1 403-250-3752
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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A museum featuring the history of aviation in Western Canada.

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Small, but well presented

We went to the flight museum on a Saturday morning. Don t expect the air and space museum in Washington DC, but it is a very interesting little museum for adults and specially for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
bfussinger
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Montreal, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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105 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See a wide variety of planes over time. Small area but very accessible. Free parking. Was there for a special event, right among the planes.

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Thank frequentraveler91
TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We hope you will visit again! More 

Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the flight museum on a Saturday morning. Don t expect the air and space museum in Washington DC, but it is a very interesting little museum for adults and specially for children. The staff is friendly. On the day of our visit, there was a workshop for electronics, for adults as well as for children. Very educational... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

If you don't overstay and just keep the educational component light, your kids will love it. They can walk right up to authentic RCAF fighter planes, a bomber, gun turrets, an ejection seat and missiles! Our eleven-year-old son loved it. He was initially hesitant to break away from his video games to tour up to North Calgary, but in the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It's not a big place but you get to wander around and see planes from the past and how far we have come in aviation.

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Thank Laurie H
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had driven past this attraction a few times in the past but just enjoyed our first visit. The museum has several interesting and unique exhibits and the hangar is quite remarkable to visit. Our kids all thought it was a great visit and they were all quite engaged for 2-3 hours. We would return again.

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Thank 5fredw
TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we certainly hope to see you again! More 

Calgary, Canada
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209 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

They have done a great job of building this museum. The displays are great. You are near the airport for plane watching. It is in and outdoor so weather is not an issue.

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Thank MarkTCalgary
Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our Museum! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There are so many airplanes inside here and it's really super neat to see them. Would recommend! Stuff for the whole family but not interactive exhibits, a lot of looking and reading.

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Thank Christine D
Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We certainly have interactive exhibits in mind for the future. More 

Oceanside, New York
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42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were a mature group of four couples that stopped by as this museum was walking distance from our hotel. It is an interesting facility with two buildings housing old aircrafts and featuring the history of Canada's air force with much memorabilia. While we were there, we noticed numerous young families and the children were having a great time. They... More 

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Thank Phyllis54
Aero_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write a review for the Museum even though it was not your favourite venue. We will certainly take your comments to heart as we want to ensure that everyone has a great visit. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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180 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped while on a trip through the Canadian Rockies and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The museum has an interesting variety of vintage airplanes, especially those with special significance to Canada's many contributions to the war effort. I enjoyed the museum and was especially interested in seeing that they have facilities for family gatherings.

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Thank D C C
TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We hope that your entire trip though the Rockies was enjoyable! More 

New York City, New York
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103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were looking for something to do prior to our visit to the Canadian Rockies. This was in walking distance from our hotel. It is a small museum,but the admission fee is low and there are discount coupons available in your hotel, and they even give senior discounts, There are a number of exhibits on Canadian air history with interesting... More 

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Thank Laurelbeach
TheHangarMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at The Hangar Flight Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We especially enjoy hearing that you found our staff helpful. More 

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