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A volunteer guided tour which will fascinate all ages

This was one of the most interesting tours I have ever taken. Inside hangers and outside, our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karlowsj
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Calgary, Canada
A History of Aviation, BC-Style!

I genuinely enjoy the BC Aviation Museum. It’s fairly small (displays are spread out over 2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PookyCake
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Victoria, Canada
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Come enjoy a trip back in time with the whole family, with over 20 aircraft on display in Sidney, at The BC Aviation Museum! Where learning and fun meet! Memorable visitor experiences include: • Sit in the cockpit of a warplane. • Discover the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1910 Norseman Rd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 5V5, Canada
This attraction is at Victoria Intl Airport
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+1 250-655-3300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most interesting tours I have ever taken. Inside hangers and outside, our delightful volunteer guide Alex was so knowledgeable about all sorts of aircraft. We were even allowed inside a few. A truly interesting learning experience for everyone. Bravo to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I genuinely enjoy the BC Aviation Museum. It’s fairly small (displays are spread out over 2 hangars), but it is packed with titillating and intriguing displays that’ll both educate and “wow” you. And it’s not just that it has a lot of aviation-related memorabilia packed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

We took our 4 year old grandson here and he had a blast driving/riding a model airplane, figuring out how to get it to turn in the direction he wanted and such. Lots of things for his grandpa and I to check out. A nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terry W
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Wow this is a a well laid out interesting museum. Even if you aren't a hard core aviation buff it's worth the trip and the modest $10 entrance fee (adults). If possible try and have a tour from a volunteer. They can really put life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

came here with a group of people and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. the volunteer that we spoke to was knowledgeable and pleasant.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 4 November 2018

A small and quaint museum run by volunteers. The guy that was running the gift shop were very interesting to talk to. Our Grandchildren had a great experience due to hands-on experiences. Our guide was very informative and was able to answer every question we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

These smaller museums are really challenging - very hard for them to survive these days and to offer an interesting and relevant collection for their visitors. The BC Aviation Museum offers a fairly small collection but what they have is well presented and represents civil...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Logan H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This aviation museum grows every time I visit. The variety and quality of the restoration is excellent and the people are friendly and knowledgeable. The last time I came the BC Aviation Museum had just became the new home of the BC Aviation Hall of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

We toured the aviation museum as a group of six, with ages ranging from 2 to 71! Having enjoyed air museums in many countries*, I hadn't expected to find the range of aeroplanes, such a high quality of restoration, or such interesting, well-informed guides. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

A small and quaint museum. The guys that were running the gift shop were very interesting to talk to. Larry took us round the planes in the museum and he had lots of tidbits of information. My husband is the real enthusiast so he had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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arutherford
1 May 2016|
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Response from jcrev2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I can't remember what it was, and it is not on their website. You can call 250-655-3300 during daytime hours to find out.
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Open from 10:00 to 4:00 during the day thru Sept. 30th. You would have to keep an eye on him. We were with a group of 4 people so small group setting. I think he would enjoy it for sure. It is not overwhelming like some... More
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