Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton

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Inspect some of the most important flying machines in the history of aviation at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. The facility boasts a collection of 36 military jets, propeller-driven aircraft, and helicopters, with each displayed alongside historical information of when and how they were used, as well as biographical details about those who made, crewed, and flew them. Home to one of only two flyable Avro Lancasters in the world, the facility supplements its vast collection with interactive exhibits, flight simulators, and flying demonstrations. Put Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and other Hamilton attractions into our Hamilton travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • What a truly amazing place to visit and to have an event. We had our daughter's wedding there and our family and friends still talk about what a fantastic time they had. The food was top quality...  more »
  • Its a great pleasure to see all those well maintained airplanes, some of them are still operational and a visitor can pay a fee and fly !!!! I wish i had the money to fly with the Lancaster but the.....  more »
  • Was here on Family Day holiday weekend so much of the space was given over to children's activities (lots going on for them!) and the planes had been squeezed up to make space. Still enjoyed getting up close to this great collection, and the Lancaster is just stunning. Keep up the good work, Canada!
  • Great little aviation museum right by Hamilton International Airport. Lots of open space to wander and view the planes at your own leisurely pace. There are a few planes you can actually sit in too. There are some planes being restored, some being repaired and some fully finished. It really lets you see what's going on on the insides. Very cool. There's also a gift shop with airplane models for purchase, clothing, books and some toys for the kids. There is a limited cafe styled restaurant too. It's a not-for-profit, private museum, so purchases at the restaurant and gift shop go towards keeping the museum operational.
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