Bomber Command Museum of Canada, Nanton

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Bomber Command Museum of Canada.

Operated by the Nanton Lancaster Society.

Located in Nanton, Alberta

on Highway #2 (southbound) at 17th Street

[50 degrees 21.010'; -113 degrees 46.565']

Hours of Operation:

April 16 to June 30 (open daily 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

July 1 to August 31 (open daily 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

September 1 to October 15 (open daily 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

October 16 to April 15 (Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
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  • September 26, 2017
    Driving down from Calgary to Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump, we pulled into Nanton to refuel, and had just moved off from the gas station when we noticed the Bomber Command Museum. Husband had read it w...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    My husband enjoys the war stories and all the airplanes. This is our second visit here and will probably come back again to see the planned improvements when they are completed. This is a great museum...  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    An hours drive south of Calgary The Museum is a must for aviation enthusiasts because of The Lancaster Bomber and other aircraft on display. However, for us the aspect of the museums presentation that...  more »
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  • May 14, 2017
    Great place to visit if you are interested in history or aviation. Entrance is by donation. They have amazing displays. Quite a few of the aircraft are not roped off, so you can really see more than in most museums. Also, there are some displays where you can actually sit in the the pilot’s seat and get a photo opportunity. Well worth stopping.
  • June 30, 2017
    Easy stop as you drive through town. Love that they have the bomb bay doors of the Lancaster open, don't see that in displayed planes very often. Didn't go into the museum, just took pics of the planes outside
  • June 14, 2017
    Wonderful air museum with lots pictures of air force airports and information and statistics for them. Pleasant staff and more than willing to demonstrate and explain different components of aircraft memorabilia On special occasions they even start the 4 engine d Lancaster bomber. Wow, the noise and the wind off that air plane.
  • June 29, 2017
    It just so happened that an ex-snowbirds Tudor jet was parked outside! Gotta love small towns.
  • June 10, 2017
    It's a must see. Freedom isn't free. Cool piece of history.

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