Botwood Flying Boat Museum
Tourism Region: Exploits Valley
The Botwood Flying Boat Museum, through murals, models and artifacts depicts the aviation history of our town from 1920 to 1945. It also houses the Archive of the Botwood Heritage Society.
About the Collections
Murals, artifacts, airplane models, flight simulator, and the Archive
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 200
The Archive is not limited to aviation but includes the general history of the town.The number above does not include the Archive.
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
In this building we do not have a Human History collection per se.
Services & Activities
Tours, general information, and our archive is accessible when the museum is open.
The volunteer archivist does the research and supervises when in use.
Archival Records •
Genealogical Research •
Information Centre •
We make archive materials available to schools.
Classes or Workshops
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
: Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)
Tours; DVDs of aviation; flight simulation; information.
Films and Videos
Accessible by Public Transportation
Information Centre or Desk
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Children's Activities or Services
: Nursing area or Change Table
Volunteer Services Available
Number of Volunteers: 9
Activities: Tours when students not available;research, maintenance, etc.
Free admission and access to the archive.
Local Tourism Links
Wireless internet for tourists.
Publications and Products
Book: Botwood-History of a Seaport
CD : Botwood- History of an Airport
Annual Reports •
Museum Guide •
Commemorative Souvenirs •
Tour Packages •
Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador
Hours of Operation
By Appointment •
Mid June to end of September
Tours; flight simulations.
Open: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm