Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope

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#1 of 16 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 Mount Hope attractions into our Mount Hope travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I had the opportunity to attend the Swing out to Victory dance at the Warplane Heritage Museum in November. We got to see all the planes and visit the museum while we were there. Absolutely incredible...  more »
  • There is a lot of hands on and you can have a great time with your children or grandchildren. Mr. Lowry was very attentive to detail. I believe that his father was in the air force during the war.  more »
  • This was a real treat for my Son and Grandson and I to spend the day together. The volunteer museum guide was very knowledgeable and gave us a great personalized tour of all the planes. We were able t...  more »
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  • Took my family here today and it was awesome! My 2.5 y old son was excited from the moment he saw the first model plane hanging from the ceiling and once he sat in the tutor jet he wanted to sit in everything.. but so did I. We had a nice guy show us around the hole place and explain everything with detail to us. Amazing and inexpensive place to take ur kids to show them the glory days of our aerospace industry. Canada has built so many great planes that accomplished so many great things; and there history should never be forgotten. I will try and return whenever I come to the Toronto area
  • If your looking to see a lot of WW2 planes and some earlier planes this it the place to come. Its in Hamilton Ontario and have a very nice collection of aircraft that you can actually see and walk around up close and personal. They have handicap parking and the entire viewing area is all on one floor in a very large hanger at the Hamilton airport off of highway 6 south. They also have a very well stocked cafeteria on location and every time I've been there has been open but you might want to call to see if it's open when you go here.
  • I visited today with my 13 year old son. Both of us were very impressed with the exhibits and planes. A lot of Canadian Air Force war effort information that is easy to follow and understand. Passionate and enthusiastic volunteers! We plan to go back to watch some flights and spend more time looking at the planes, studying the information.
  • I lived nearby this place most of my life and always said I would go but never did. Then I retired and moved to Alberta and I have been here 3 times since and am coming again around Christmas 2017. It is a great place to visit, always worth the price of admission and then some. I will visit every time I am back in Ontario, can't get enough.
  • Amazing to be able to see and touch these planes and learn about war time efforts. Great remembrance day ceremony. Well planned and very well attended. Thanks to all who put this together to show our veterans we appreciate everything they did and we will not forget.

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