How to Get Here

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is a must-see attraction for every visitor to Canada’s Capital Region. Ten minutes from Parliament Hill, the Museum is fully accessible by automobile and by public transportation. You can even fly in!

Addresses
Civic Address Mailing Address
 
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway
Ottawa, Ontario
K1K 4R3
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
P.O. Box 9724, Station T
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 5A3

By Automobile

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From Downtown Ottawa

  1. Take Sussex Dr. East (becomes Rockcliffe Parkway)
  2. Exit at Aviation Parkway

From Ottawa West

  1. Take Highway 417 East
  2. Exit at St-Laurent Blvd North
  3. Turn right on Ogilvie Road
  4. Turn left on Aviation Parkway

From Montreal

  1. Take Highway 417 West
  2. Exit at Aviation Parkway (Exit 113B)

From Orleans (Ottawa East)

  1. Take Highway 174 West
  2. Exit at St-Laurent Blvd North
  3. Turn right on Ogilvie Road
  4. Turn left on Aviation Parkway

Parking

As of May 1, 2013, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum will charge parking fees.

Parking fees are now charged at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

Rate
$1 per half hour
Maximum $6 per day

Payment methods
Coins, VISA, and MasterCard

By Public Transportation

OC Transpo route 129 brings you to the Museum but please check the route schedule and map carefully as not all 129 buses will bring you directly to the Museum's doorstep.

By Air

If you would like to fly to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, here are the directions to the Rockcliffe Flying Club conveniently located next to the Museum at the Ottawa Rockcliffe Airport (GPS N45 27 46 W75 38 46).

  1. When you arrive in Ottawa, contact the Rockcliffe Flying Club at radio frequency 123.5
  2. From the club house, the Museum will be contacted and notified of your visit
  3. Taxi over to the Museum and park next to the North East corner of the Museum building
  4. The Museum’s Visitor Services staff will greet you and escort you into the Museum

Places to Stay

The National Capital Region offers accommodation to suit every visitor’s style and budget. With choices ranging from modern hotels to Bed and Breakfasts, within short driving distances from the Museum and the heart of Ottawa, the choice is yours. To facilitate your travels the Museum has provided the following sites as guides to make your own plans.

Places to Stay When Visiting
Ottawa Outaouais
 
Ottawa Tourism Outaouais Tourism