History Takes Flight

Journey to discover the wonderous history of Blatchford Field.

Explore the evolution of flight in Alberta – from bush planes, bombers, jets and more.

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The Alberta Aviation Museum is open to the public 6 days a week.

You can purchase your tickets online, and plan your trip prior to arriving.


We offer year-round programs for All ages at the museum.

See what experiences we have in store.


Not only will you and your family gain free unlimited access to the museum, there are many other perks to explore!

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Small Addition – Big Story

A little plane has a big story to tell at the museum. Fortunately for model enthusiasts, this one is pint sized. A 1:24 scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX will be on display, championing its illustrative “Popeye” cartoon nose art and the serial number EN398.

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Hanger 14 Update

Hangar 14 Update: July 1st

Welcome to Summer at the Museum With warm weather hopefully on the horizon, this summer looks to be a banner year for upcoming programs at the museum! Summer camps are

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Movies and aviation: a Match Made in the Heavens

In 1903, the Wright Brothers built the world’s first successful airplane, just as motion pictures were emerging as a new art form. This article explores the enduring connection between movies and aviation, from Ormer Locklear’s tragic stunts to the Oscar-nominated Top Gun: Maverick. Discover how films like Wings set the standard for aviation movies and how the love for airplanes continues in modern cinema with series like Masters of the Air.

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Do You Want To Become a Volunteer?

The Alberta Aviation Museum has amassed one of the largest collections of historic aircraft for any aviation museum of its size, but it would never have succeeded without the legions of volunteers who have devoted tens of thousands of hours over the past 30 years.

Volunteer dressed as female pilot in front of Curtiss Stinson Special airplane

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