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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  • Visiting from another country its interesting to see another country's military flight history. The staff are friendly and there is plenty to see. If you are going past on HW2 I suggest you pop in for...  more »
  • This is the best Aviation Museum I have ever been too so far. Here you can go inside the plane and experience them. Bonus: if you go on Saturdays you will see the volunteers fix/remodel the plane.  more »
  • i have visited many times. there is always something new to see. this area has a lot of history in you are intrested to see how canada trained pilots for lancaster bombers for the war. the people who ...  more »
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  • Amazing museum in which you can go into allied airplanes from WWII. Turrets, tail guns, and a fully restored Lancaster bomber you can go into! This is a unique museum experience and worth the hour or so drive from Calgary.
  • One of the best (aviation) museums in Canada! Cater to all ages and do a great job linking aviation history to this part of Canada.
  • That is truly an amazing experience. One of the best most memorable moments I have ever witnessed. Well Done. Anyone who is interested in airplanes needs to check this out. This is a running Lancaster everybody. If you are looking for a great day to spend with family or friends. You have to see it. Cheers.
  • Amazing! A hidden gem. Super nice staff. Got to see history in action.
  • Awesome piece of Canadian history. God bless the over 10000 men who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us to be here. I've nothing but respect for all who have served and those that still do. I learned a lot about the Canadian Bomber Command in a short but informative and excellent visit here. It's worth stopping by.
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