Comox Air Force Museum
Tourism Region: Comox Valley-Vancouver Island
The museum contains a history of Canadian military aviation, both nationally and locally, in its evolution from the Royal Flying Corps to Air Command of the Canadian Forces. The Museum focuses on the heritage of 19 Wing Comox and its resident squadrons, as well as West Coast Air Force aviation.
About the Collections
The museum contains a history of Canadian military aviation, both nationally and locally, in its evolution from the Royal Flying Corps to Air Command of the Canadian Forces. The short-lived years of the Canadian Air Force (1918-1924) and the glory years of the Royal Canadian Air Force (1924-1968) are also chronicled. On display are uniforms, log books, aircraft seats, models, First World War flying jackets and a myriad of other historical artifacts, some of significant value.
Exhibits reflect the heritage, traditions and progress of Canadian Forces Base Comox; periodically highlights moments in RCAF history and West coast aviation in the feature gallery
Also, the museum includes an extensive reference library, including unique photos and an broad collection of peridodicals.
The museum includes an extensive reference library, including unique photos and an broad collection of peridodicals.
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Textiles or Tapestries
Costumes and Accessories
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Military History and Technology
Services & Activities
Archival Records •
Films and Videos
Accessible by Public Transportation
Information Centre or Desk
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Volunteer Services Available
Number of Volunteers: 55
Voting at the Annual General Meeting; Opportunity to become one of the museum Association directors; Involvement in a wide range of museum activities, including hands-on restoration work; Membership social functions; Discount at the museum Gift shop
Local Tourism Links
Publications and Products
Our library contains over 7,000 books related to aviation and is one of the best aviation reference libraries in Canada.
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
Commemorative Souvenirs •
19 Wing Comox
Lazo, British Columbia
Comox Air Force Museum
19 Wing Comox, PO Box 1000, Station, Forces, British Columbia
Hours of Operation
Open: Year Round - open 10 am to 4 pm
Christmas and New Years Day
Admission by Donation