Family Day at the Museum

February 17, 2014

A fabulous day full of exciting activities awaits you!

Guided Tours

10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Discover the Canada Aviation and Space Museum's superb collection. Follow the Walkway of Time and learn more about the story of our beautiful flying machines.

Printmaking Workshop - Celebrating Canada's First Powered Flight

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Brighten your day with a touch of art by making a special print of Canada's greatest historical moments in aviation!

Zoom to the Moon - in the Theatre

11 a.m.
Listen to a cool story, put on your Space suit, climb aboard your "Space box," and blast off to see the stars before docking at the "Space Station."

Kids Tour - Earn Your Deck Landing Stickers

1:30 p.m.
Collect navy aircraft stickers and learn about their aircraft carriers as you follow our friendly guide on this fun, interactive tour.

Ejection Seat Demonstrations

3 p.m.
Learn how an ejection seat can save a pilot's life. Have a blast while listening to our enthusiastic guides as they describe the ups and downs of ejecting from a fighter jet! Sit in an authentic ejection seat and learn how pilots use this essential piece of equipment.

Silver Dart Scrapbook

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore the story of Canada's first powered flight which took place on February 23 in 1909. Create and assemble your own scrapbook filled with images of the event and the people who made it happen.

Opening hours of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Regular schedule: Wednesday to Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays except statutory and school holidays.
Closed Christmas Day. Open New Year’s Day.
Aviation and Rockcliffe Parkways.