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Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

50 Pim St, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3G4, Canada
+1 705-945-6242
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My kids didnt really enjoy our visits to here, not much is offered to keep our busy bodies occupied... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
neebish0913
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Worth every dollar and every minute spenf

What a great tribute to Canada’s amazing history of aviation protecting lands and forests from Fire... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
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A hands on museum featuring 29 planes including the 1st Beaver float plane produced. 2 award winning movies including Wildfires! A fire fighting adventure in 3-D. Take a ride in the flight simulator, climb an actual fire tower enjoy fun times in our Children's Centre. Open 10-4 mid October to mid May, 9 - 6 mid May to mid October 7 days a week. Closed Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bush planes” (63 reviews)
“forest fires” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Pim St, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3G4, Canada
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+1 705-945-6242
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My kids didnt really enjoy our visits to here, not much is offered to keep our busy bodies occupied for long. We have been to 2 kids events that took place here and for what you pay for admission isnt worth it in my families...More

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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank-you for taking the time to do another review for us. This is definitely a surprise that your children did not have a fun experience. Most children do not want to leave. Our past reviews and speaking with our visitors tell us we do offer...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

What a great tribute to Canada’s amazing history of aviation protecting lands and forests from Fire in Northern Ontario and Nationwide. Beautifully restored and maintained aircraft - lots of hands on and climb in and pretend - any age of person would love this place....More

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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank-you so much for the great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you can return again someday for another adventure! Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Being locals, we usually visit the Bushplane Heritage Centre once or twice a year. Not many changes noted to exhibits noted between our visits but that's OK. My son especially loves being able to tour the inside of the water bomber. The Sault is lucky...More

Thank Danica L
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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank-you Danica for taking the time to do a review for us. We hope you son had time to take in our new Northern Nature Trading exhibit and all the fun science for kids. We have some changes coming in the next 12 months and...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Being a plane freak especially for the Bush. Museum is laid out very well and staff was helpful. Lots of Beaver items in the giftshop

Thank Q7862WUscottw
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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank-you so much for the great review. We are so happy your enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again for another adventure! Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This wonderful aviation museum is located in a converted hanger near downtown SSM. It offers a spectacular tour of rustic Canadian aviation. Many planes and exhibits to see. Some of the interactive exhibits were not functional but that should not take away from the many...More

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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank-you for the great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you can return again for another adventure. We also hope, all the computered exhibits are working for your return visit. Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Bush Plane Museum has a wide variety of planes that have been used throughout the North for transportation, fire fighting, or pleasure over many years. Adults and children can experience the simulation of piloting a plane, and can see the beauty of our Northern...More

Thank Sandra Lorraine L
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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank-you so much for the great review Sandra. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you are able to come back again for another adventure! Edie Suriano.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A remarkable journey into a part of aviation that many people do not see. Enjoy the tales of machine vs. nature and the gallant men and women that refused to let nature win. The evolution of equipment to make it easier for people to access...More

Thank Sandy and Mark E
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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank-you Sandy & Mark for coming in for a visit and the great review. We hope someday you are able to return for another adventure with us! Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Totally enjoyed the visit. So much info and interactive fun things. Very clean and well displayed. Loved the planes that you could actually climb into. Very informative staff.

Thank Lori E
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is more than just a museum, an educational experience with some fun and vitually hands on the exhibits. Something for all ages to enjoy

Thank William M
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Enjoyed the planes, some of which you could even go on to. There were a couple of cool movies, as well as a few other neat displays. The staff all seemed to be really into their jobs. Very helpful and friendly with a desire to...More

Thank Rob H
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Canadian Bushpl... H, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank-you Rob for he great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you are able to return again for another adventure! We do love our museum and enjoy working here with some much history and fun. Best regards, Edie...More

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MarieC920
7 September 2017|
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Response from Canadian Bushpl... H | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open 9 am to 6 pm from now until October 8, 2017. Thank-you for asking Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions
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$12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $7 for students, $3 for children. Children under 5 are free with an adult. These are in Canadian dollars. It is worth it !
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Vgervalis
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Response from Canadian Bushpl... H | Property representative |
Hello. Yes you require passports to enter into Canada. We hope we get to see you this summer.
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