Canada Aviation and Space Museum
This weekend is Ottawa’s annual opportunity to explore a side of the city that is rarely available to the public. Doors Open Ottawa 2017 runs for two days and the list of buildings this year is longer than ever.
One hundred twenty-eight Canadian flags can be found along the runway fence of the Rockcliffe Airport, each one representing 1,000 Canadian soldiers killed or missing since the Boer War.
The only thing spookier than Friday the 13th is snow in the forecast for mid-April, both of which are things we have to look forward to this weekend. Have no fear, though, because your guide to the weekend is full of hot coffee, cold beer and cool shows.
With a bar, science-themed entertainment, a musical performance, and the entire museum open for browsing, Yuri’s Night is going to be the best space party in town.
Here at the museum, we’re celebrating Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques’ mission aboard the ISS with a variety of exhibitions, events, and public programming throughout the year 2018, which we have deemed Year of Space. Be a part of an international event celebrating humanity’s collective accomplishments in space exploration! Yuri’s Night commemorates the day Yuri Gagarin […]