Take family fun to new heights this Canada Day! The Canada Aviation and Space Museum has a jam-packed schedule of thrilling performances, including skydiving demos, and rocket launches. Just minutes from the crowds of downtown Ottawa, the museum is an ideal destination for those seeking a family-friendly day filled with entertaining, educational and interactive activities to do regardless of the weather. Stroll through our world-class aviation collection, speak with pilots, and visit more than 20 partner organizations from the aerospace industry! Admission is free (donations are welcome).
Schedule of Demonstrations and Performances
|9:00 a.m.||Museum and activity stations open|
|10:00 a.m.||Micro drone flying activity in the Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.*||Demonstration by Parachute GO Skydive|
|12:30 p.m.||Ejection Seat demonstration in the Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||Micro drone flying activity in the Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
|2:30 p.m.||Ejection Seat demonstration in the Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
|3:00 p.m.||Autograph session with the CF-18 Demonstration Team|
All activities and displays will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
* Weather Permitting/Schedule subject to change without notice.
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is located at the intersection of the Aviation and Rockcliffe Parkways, just 10 minutes from Parliament Hill. The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Canada Day, with special activities ending by 4:00 p.m.
Visitors are invited to take advantage of the bicycle paths leading to the Museum to reduce vehicle emissions – bicycle racks are available at the Museum.