Shearwater Aviation Museum is off Hwy. 111, following Hwy. 322 (Pleasant St.) toward Eastern Passage, continuing to the entrance of the Canadian Forces Base Shearwater. The museum, within the grounds of a military base, displays 11 aircraft and interactive exhibits that include a T-33 cockpit and SAM flight simulator. Of interest is the photographs, uniforms and memorabilia related to the history of the Canadian air defense forces. A research library is also available.
Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. and statutory holidays noon-4, June-Aug.; Tues.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. noon-4, Apr.-May and Sept.-Nov.; by appointment rest of year. Guided 1-hour tours are available by reservation. Closed major holidays.