Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope

4.7
#1 of 24 in Museums in Hamilton
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 travel itinerary planner attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • first time ever for virtual reality and it was incredible. I felt like I was on the plane!!! I watched the navigator, the pilot the co-pilot and listened to the conversations between them. It was...  more »
  • This was my 2nd visit to the museum, and I was still impressed! So much to see...it almost requires multiple visits. A highlight: the virtual movie about a WWII Lancaster bombing mission...  more »
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  • 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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