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.

Our yearly Annual General Meeting is scheduled to take place in our museum gallery on April 21st at 2pm
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Let the Alberta Aviation Museum be part of your story!



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!

Museum news/highlights

Letter from Regina to Calgary. The letter is dedicated to Howard M. Weaver Waynesboro, Penna

Air Mail

Today when you send a letter, you don’t get to choose exactly how it gets to where it’s going. Sure, you choose the speed of delivery, but the decisions about whether your mail travels by land, water, or air happen almost entirely behind the scenes. However, throughout the 1920s and 1930s in Canada, you’d pay a premium to have your letter take flight!  

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Photo of Marion Marten standing in front of a Mosquito aircraft during an interview with CBC

Women of Aviation – Marion Marten

Discover the untold story of Marion Marten, a 17-year-old electrician at Toronto’s De Havilland aircraft plant during WWII, and her life-saving role in assembling Mosquito bombers. Experience her challenges, close calls, and the impact of her work on the war effort.

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Hangar 14 Update: January 1st, 2024

Dear Valued Stakeholders, Esteemed Members, and Cherished Visitors,

As we bid farewell to a year filled with memorable moments and remarkable milestones, we at the Alberta Aviation Museum extend our heartfelt gratitude to each one of you for your unwavering support, enthusiasm, and dedication to preserving the rich heritage of aviation in Alberta. Your commitment has been the cornerstone of our success, and together, we have soared to new heights.

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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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