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Reopening of the Canada Aviation Museum

Nov. 12, 2008, Ottawa - On Wed. Nov. 19, the Canada Aviation Museum reopens its doors to the public after almost three months of extensive renovation work.


November 12, 2008
Carey Fredericks

Nov. 12, 2008, Ottawa – On Wed. Nov. 19, the Canada Aviation Museum reopens its doors to the public after almost three months of extensive renovation work.

A monumental movement of artifacts involving over 75 per cent of the collection was completed in preparation of the exciting new exhibition Canadian Wings: A Remarkable Century of Flight that will be launched on Feb. 23, 2009.

The time-lapse videos taken during the work can be seen online on the Museum’s website at http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/visit_us/at_the_museum/events/museum_closure/  or on our Youtube page at http://www.youtube.com/user/CanadaAviationMuseum .

The fall/winter hours of operation will be in effect upon the reopening of the Museum, from Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays with the exception of holidays and the Christmas and March break periods.

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The Canada Aviation Museum is Canada’s finest aviation museum with an internationally renowned aeronautical collection. The Museum is located at the intersection of the Aviation and Rockcliffe Parkways. Admission is $6 adults, $5 for students, $5 for seniors, and $3 for children 4-15, free for children under 4. A family pass is $14. Free parking. OC Transpo bus #129 Rockcliffe also goes to the Museum.