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Shearwater Aviation Museum

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Nice Display

There has a been an Aviation Museum at Shearwater for many years. It was always a nice place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rick K
Windsor, Canada
Great day with my son

Visited the museum and loved our experience. The parking is super close. The parkway to drive to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There has a been an Aviation Museum at Shearwater for many years. It was always a nice place to visit and imagine what the times and conditions were like, but they have recently opened up a display of two restored planes across the street from...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited the museum and loved our experience. The parking is super close. The parkway to drive to the museum is so nice and clean and inviting. The activities for the children a great. We were very pleased with the layout of the place. The planes...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The museum was excellent highly recommend for anyone. History of RCAF and the base. Planes of all ages

Thank Murray B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had time to spare whilst awaiting our evening flight so, on the spur of the moment, visited this really excellent museum. The staff and volunteers were incrediably friendly and as it was quiet, we had a person tour with a guide who had a...More

1  Thank VeryBusy
Reviewed 25 July 2018

An excellent place to visit but be sure to check the hours. They have cut back hours because of the reduction in spending on the Canadian military. I liked the exhibit of early aircraft and the Canadian aircraft

Thank Kennith H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

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 7 July 2018

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 30 June 2018 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 17 June 2018

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 11 June 2018

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
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