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BC Aviation Museum

1910 Norseman Rd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 5V5, Canada
+1 250-655-3300
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A Victoria Must See

The Museum occupies three larger air plane hangers and by and large they are full of an amazing... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
M6555ONjohnl
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Victoria
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A REAL TASTE OF FLYI

This is a great for anyone interested is aviation, a wealth of information, amazing planes, and... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Joni W
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North Saanich, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1910 Norseman Rd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 5V5, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The Museum occupies three larger air plane hangers and by and large they are full of an amazing selection of air planes ,helicopters , wonderful small models and history of the war time Victoria Airport. If you have any interest in flight wonderful way to...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great for anyone interested is aviation, a wealth of information, amazing planes, and lots of bits of history, relaxing and charming.

Thank Joni W
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This museum was a great surprise. The displays are numerous and excellent. The volunteer guides are very knowledgeable and eager to show visitors the most interesting details. Of course.....you have to be interested in aeroplanes and the history of flight.

1  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Well-organized display of airplanes, clothing, instruments, etc., including small planes for small people to ride! On the edge of Victoria International Airport, where British flyers trained for action in World War II.

2  Thank HIstorybuff42
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having visited several aviation museums I must say that the BC Aviation Museum near my home is well worth the visit. As during previous encounters I have always been amazed by the history that all those volunteers carry with them. It's a clan of fliers,...More

2  Thank hjschneider
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A nice place to spend a morning or afternoon. Lots of rebuilt vintage aircraft and some in the process of rebuild. Always a knowlegeable person available to answer questions about the aircraft and some history of when those aircraft were used.

1  Thank Donn H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's easy to spend a few hours here as the museum has some terrific and well-labelled exhibits. Both the aviation enthusiast and general public will find something of interest. Easy to access, free parking. Volunteer guides are available to answer explain the exhibits. You can...More

1  Thank africa11
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had lots of time to spare before our flight so we decided to visit this small but ambitious museum. If you are even remotely interested in aviation, you will enjoy your visit and find it worth the $10 admission (especially since it is run...More

1  Thank jameskul
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The BC Aviation Museum is very well laid out with lots to see. Aviation enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the displays and close up view of BC's aviation history. The volunteers are friendly and helpful and the admission is very reasonable. You get your...More

1  Thank dentaldude2015
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Having an aviation career means I'm always searching out good museums, and this one fits the bill. It's small but packed with planes & displays. We were met by a young docent who was knowledgeable but not overbearing. He showed us around the (naturally) Canadian-centric...More

Thank HAL425
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arutherford
Is there an entrance fee?
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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qualicumgirl
Hi We would like to come with a two year old to visit the museum on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning. The little boy absolutely loves planes and would find it a dream come true to be able to sit in one. Can you let me know the hours of operation so that we don't get out there and find we are disappointed? Janet Dunnett
25 August 2015|
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Response from celticmorning2 | Reviewed this property |
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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