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Highly recommend!

We were incredibly impressed with this museum. We went on a weekday afternoon which wasn't busy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vivian W
Highly recommended!

We loved this museum! We arrived on one of the recent very hot Halifax days, and on stepping into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were incredibly impressed with this museum. We went on a weekday afternoon which wasn't busy and ended up with a private guided tour. His personal history with the planes and his passion for them was obvious. I look forward to visiting again and hopefully...More

Thank Vivian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this museum! We arrived on one of the recent very hot Halifax days, and on stepping into the nice cool building we were greeted by the super-friendly and welcoming Al, one of the volunteers. He was so interested to hear that we were...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours visiting this museum. If you are into history or aviation, this is a place for you. Staff were friendly and helpful. Museum was well laid out with great displays and an amazing collection of vintage RCAF & RCN aircraft. Can’t...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shearwater Aviation Museum. located at CFB Shearwater in Shearwater Nova Scotia, can be toured with a guide/docent or you can do a self-guided tour on your own. The aircraft in the collection are found in two hangars. Numerous artifacts and art is also on display....More

Thank Bill Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a couple hours here and had a great guide that was proud of the museum and gave an excellent tour! Not a large museum but very interesting to walk through. Mostly WW2 aircraft but some older and some newer. Well done! Admission is...More

Thank Ron O
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is not to be missed by anyone visiting the Halifax Dartmouth area. Extremely knowledgeable staff and volunteers welcome anyone who stops by. There is a great collection of historic aircraft. There are many displays explaining life on land and at sea with the...More

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I came here on a whim and I most say, it is one of the better museums I have had the pleasure of visiting. It doesn't look like much from the outside but once you're inside it is a very captivating experience. The collection of...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

A great museum. They have a large number of aircraft mostly Canadian. There’s also this place regarding the Navy. More specifically Navy. There is a small restoration area or they are working on a few aircraft. We’re looking for a place to go and the...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It was amazing. The museum is very well organized and the staff were really friendly. The aircrafts on display are so priceless and neatly displayed. Hats off to all the volunteers who have spent their time taking care of these precious aircraft's and maintaining them...More

Thank SERAN78
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Great place to take the kids. If you like to fly or are interested in our aviation history. This building holds many treasures. Fifteen heritage aircraft , Fairey Swordfish MK 11, a de Havilland tracker, a Sikorsky helicopter. Restoration work is ongoing. Tours and research...More

Thank joyce s
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