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Canada Day at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

CASM
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Jul 1, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canada Day at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum
When
Times
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee
Free
Language
Bilingual

NAV Canada

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.

Partners and Special Guests

Over 20 organizations and special guests are joining us this year to help celebrate Canada Day.

Come and meet with these Museum partners!

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Family Activities

Activities for kids of all ages are taking place throughout the day!

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Aircraft and Flights

Many visiting aircraft will be flying in for Museum visitors.  Come and speak to the pilots of these wonderful flying machines!

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Beyond Planet Earth

Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration

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.

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More information

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.

Free admission.

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.