The Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum is Atlantic Canada’s only museum devoted to preserving all aspects of Canada’s aviation heritage. Granted “Local Museum” status in 1989, it is owned and operated by local volunteers since its inception in 1977. The museum is home to more than 25 aircraft, including a replica of the Silver Dart, the first aircraft to fly in Canada, the oldest home built in Nova Scotia, a CF-101 Voodoo and a World War II Canso to name just a few.
The museum also showcases
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engines, uniforms, weapons, artwork and aviation memorabilia. There are exhibits on the Halifax Municipal Airport formerly on Chebucto Road, local aviation pioneers such as Orville Pulsifer and Bill Orr, and the 434 “City of Halifax” Squadron.
The museum is a completely volunteer run non-profit organization. Any funds raised are turned back into the growth and further development of the museum. Membership at the museum is not limited to pilots and aircrew; many members have ...