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Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence

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History of the 1st NORAD and excellent museum.

Could have spent hours here. A T-33 Jet trainer, V-2 Rocket Motor, Numerous exhibits. Much history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim D
Waxahachie, Texas
Short visit and was very impressed

Bethany greeted us and we looked around to find amazing little facts that we didn't know. Very... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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1 week ago
“History of the 1st NORAD and excellent museum.”
15 Jul 2018
“Short visit and was very impressed”
Just a short drive up Airport Hill in North Bay, Ontario, will bring you to the Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence at 22 Wing/CFB North Bay. Dedicated to air defence history from the First World War to modern day, our museum is the only one...more
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22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, North Bay, Ontario P0H 1P0, Canada
+1 705-494-2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Could have spent hours here. A T-33 Jet trainer, V-2 Rocket Motor, Numerous exhibits. Much history to learn with interactive exhibits and great gift shop.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Bethany greeted us and we looked around to find amazing little facts that we didn't know. Very interesting.

Thank jolyvan2014
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I imagine this would be rated higher if I was into this sort of thing in the first place. My husband really enjoyed it. It was smaller then I thought, not sure why. I've spent my time doing way worse.

1  Thank Lori B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A great history lesson, interesting and interactive. Went with my daughter and she was really fascinated.

Thank cololes1973
Reviewed 18 January 2017

had a wonderful visit on a hot humid rainy summer day.. unfortuantely they are not air conditioned. Tour is self guided with staff there to help and answer questions. They had a wonderful photo exhibition, all photos from current and past military... one of the...More

Thank Marj D
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My teenagers and I really enjoyed our visit to the museum. The staff was very friendly and engaging which my kids really enjoyed. We were able to hear many stories about the past and how NORAD has impacted the area and Canada.

Thank CharleneH327
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is not a huge museum but it curates a interesting collection of aerospace defence history and artifacts from WWI to WWII to the cold war. The exhibits were fascinating to read especially about the use of airships, you know the hydrogen blimps, to attack...More

1  Thank Roadster8
Reviewed 1 September 2016

To find the museum, continue along Airport Road, passed the museum on your right. Turn into the CAF base at the stop sign and follow the signs to the parking lot. We were very interested in this museum, which was our #1 attraction based on...More

Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A small but comprehensive museum full of interesting exhibits, interactive displays and accompanied by an enthusiastic curator.

Thank Lana R
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The staff person was excellent,very helpful. There was a lot to look at and to read. It was especially interesting to my husband a former RCAF pilot. The problem is the lack of space, which means jamming informative displays very close together. The displays themselves...More

Thank Carol J
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Jorge C | Reviewed this property |
In our case was more than a self guided, my kids had interest in the radar technologies and the underground structure and one person of the staff stayed with them more than 35 minutes just explaining those two points. So we... More
21 June 2015|
Response from CFMADstaff | Property representative |
We are located at 22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, at 33 Manston Crescent.