Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Sault Ste. Marie

(4.6/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Set up as a museum to preserve the province of Ontario’s history of bush flying and aerial firefighting, Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre offers exhibits for all ages. Walk through the 2,300 sq m (25,000 sq ft) hangar to observe over 30 aircraft exhibits. You'll have the opportunity to enter airplanes and learn about their use in both bush flying and combating forest fires. Climb a real fire tower as you learn about the firefighting processes, or try out your skills in a flight simulator. Head to the theater to watch a 3-D video explaining more of the history of aviation in the province. Make Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre part of your personalized Sault Ste. Marie itinerary using our Sault Ste. Marie vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is an amazing little museum that centers around Bush planes of Norther Ontario. The video presentation is excellent and worth the price of admission.  more »
  • A good hour or more for kids young and old. Great selection of Bush-planes and interactive displays.  more »
  • Excellent presentation of Canadian Bush planes. Can't believe how large some of these planes are inside a terrific and warm venue. Interactive presentations and hands on for kids and parents. Go insid...  more »
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  • This place is great, much more than just planes. They have gone a long way to making this a fully active interpretive center. The lookout tower where you can "turn on" fires is great. Both films were super well done, lots of hands on stuff for kids and adults, and many of the planes you can get in! Very glad we went!
  • Extremely Friendly service! Plane lovers and kids a like will enjoy. Affordable and fair services available or any event you may be planning.
  • Great for aviation and history buffs. Beautiful planes on display. Really enjoyed learning about the history of bushplanes, fighting wildfires and the role Sault Ste Marie played.
  • This is a great museum. Lots of great planes and many you can go in. We had an event catered here and it was spot on. Recommended.
  • Lots of people have been having their weddings and events here, and it does the job, but, theres still planes strewed about everywhere, adding a weird theme to events.