Sundays at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum are always filled with fun activities, but especially so on National Aviation Day!
Come visit the museum on February 23 and enter a contest for your chance to win a gift certificate with Ottawa Biplane Adventures!
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Come celebrate Canadian aviation as they did 111 years ago by dressing up in your best! Get your photo with the Silver Dart wearing period clothing graciously provided by Vintage Stock Theatre volunteers.
Silver Dart model
Various times throughout the day
Strap yourself into our Silver Dart model and go for a spin. If you thought our little biplanes were neat, you will be blown away by this. (Activity aimed for small children)
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Using ink, paper and a roller, make your own prints depicting great moments in Canadian aviation history—including the February 23, 1909 flight of the A.E.A. Silver Dart at Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
It’s all around us, but how much about the air do we really understand? A series of experiments will be led by a knowledgeable guide to tell you!
Zoom to the Moon
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Listen to a cool story, put on your spacesuit, climb aboard your space box and blast off to see the stars before landing on the Moon.