Presented by NAV CANADA
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum and NAV CANADA invite everyone to a great day of fun and entertainment! Celebrate Canada like never before at this country’s premier aerospace museum, with dynamic activities for the whole family. The Museum is the ideal venue in any weather: sun, rain or summer heat. Admission is free all day on July 1, but donations are welcome.
Schedule of Demonstrations and Performances
|9:00 a.m.||Museum and activity stations open|
|9:30 a.m.*||La Rhone engine run up|
|10:00 a.m.*||Rocket launch by the Ottawa Rocketry Group|
|10:30 a.m.*||La Rhone engine run up|
|11:00 a.m.*||Demonstration by Parachute GO Skydive|
|11:55 a.m.*||Fly-past by the Snowbirds Demonstration Team|
|12:45 p.m.*||Fly-past by NAV CANADA's CRJ-200|
|1:00 p.m.*||La Rhone engine run up|
|1:30 p.m.*||Rocket launch by the Ottawa Rocketry Group|
|2:00 p.m.||Breathing on Mars demonstration in Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
|2:30 p.m.*||La Rhone engine run up|
|3:00 p.m.*||Rocket launch by the Ottawa Rocketry Group|
|3:30 p.m.*||Ejection Seat Demonstration in the Mauril Bélanger Theatre|
All activities and displays will be open from 9am to 4:00pm unless otherwise indicated.
* Weather Permitting/Schedule subject to change without notice.
Get a glimpse into humanity’s next steps into our solar system and beyond in this special exhibition. Visit the moon, asteroids, Mars, and more! Free on Canada Day.
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.