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Shearwater Aviation Museum

34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
+1 902-720-1083
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Amazing!

Shearwater Museum is a wonderful place to visit. Lots of history, well displayed. Walking shoes and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eloise H
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Dartmouth, Canada
Hidden Gem of a Museum

Stopped by here after having lunch at the wharf (Boondocks was really good). Great free museum of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Brian O
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Ottawa, Canada
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34 Bonaventure Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B0J 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shearwater Museum is a wonderful place to visit. Lots of history, well displayed. Walking shoes and camera's recommended. Worth the 11/2 hours visit. A must see. I try and visit every year

Thank Eloise H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here after having lunch at the wharf (Boondocks was really good). Great free museum of aviation. Lots of actual planes in the hangers as well as some good art upstairs. They rely on donations, so be generous as they need to expand.

1  Thank Brian O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have had the opportunity of visiting the Shearwater Aviation Museum on several occasions. As Canadian Air Force Veteran, there is a lot of Naval Aviation history in this museum. Admission is inexpensive and the display of restored of aircraft, display of paintings and reprints,...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

One of the finest aviation museums across Canada. It starts with ample parking just outside the front door. When you enter you're greeted by friendly, smiling, and very knowledgeable staff that make you feel welcome. The exhibits are beautifully restored and range from the early...More

1  Thank 421grantb
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Started with a great welcome/introduction by the greeter, explaining the history of the museum. Great variety of aircraft showing the history of the nearby airbase. Very interesting, and very well done. Would defiantly come back!

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great walk around learning about the history and all the different artifacts and the different planes really gives you a good perception of how large they are

1  Thank starlady30
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I found this place by accident it was small i seen some neat stuff i wouldn't go out of my way for it again bit it was neat to stumble on

1  Thank Ashley054654
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lots of parking, handy venue. If you are a flying enthusiast you will definitely enjoy the aircraft stationed here at the museum. A favorite spot for all especially the kids. Hopefully one day the air show will come back.

1  Thank CarolynV52
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's a great little aviation museum with lots to see and they are working on opening up new exhibits. The museum entry is by donation and it's definitely worth a stop if you are into aviation or history. There are a lot of interactive displays...More

1  Thank Rich L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Best little Aviation Museum east of Montreal. Young and old can climb aboard some of the exhibits for a hands on experience. Not that many people seem to know about it. A whole lot of East Coast Aviation history, tucked away in this museum.

1  Thank Lorne B
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