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Canada Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2X5
Join us in celebrating Family Day at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum! An exciting day of activities and demonstrations await you and your family.
February 18, 2019, 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
Fee: Included with admission (except tickets ($) required for the Magic show)
SKY HIGH MAGIC SERIES—THE MAGIC OF MAJINX
Mauril Bélanger Theatre—11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Get ready to enjoy one of the most creative teams in magic! Through the artful presentations of MAJINX, the world of magic and illusion becomes one of grand spectacle and wonder. Sophisticated yet playful, MAJINX is perfect for family audiences.
Reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP: CELEBRATING CANADA'S FIRST POWERED FLIGHT
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.
KIDS’ TOUR: BITS AND PIECES, 11 a.m.
Learn about and handle some of the materials used to build iconic Canadian aircraft, and hear about Canada’s collaboration in assembling the International Space Station.
BREATHING ON MARS, 11 a.m.
Could humans breathe on Mars? Learn what the atmosphere on Mars is made of.
EJECTION SEATS, 1 p.m.
Learn how an ejection seat can save a pilot’s life, as a guide describes the ups and downs of ejecting from a fighter jet!
Between the planets, 3 p.m.
Find out what comets, asteroids and meteorites have in common.