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 By 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.
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.