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Trans-Atlantic Tales: Ganders Aviation Adventure Hub
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Gander, NL
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Max Rig Size
Over 45 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
4
Same Day Requests
Yes
About
Let the engines of your RV guide you to a historical haven where tales of aviation marvels awaitright off the Trans Canada Highway in Gander, NL. Adjacent to the Tourist Information Center, and accessible via a scenic walking trail, this unique RV camping stop promises an enriching experience beyond the traditional campgrounds. Since opening its doors in 1996, the museum has been a bastion of aviation history, offering an immersive journey through time from 1935 to 2001. Discover Gander's pivotal role in transatlantic aviation, a story woven with courage, innovation, and unexpected acts of kindness. Its not just a museum; its a time capsule that captures the essence of an era when Gander was dubbed the Crossroads of the World. Whether you're an aviation enthusiast or a history buff, the museum showcases an array of artifacts and stories, highlighting Gander's strategic importance during WWII, its reputation in the Eastern Bloc, and its heartwarming response in the aftermath of 9/11. The completion of significant interior renovations in 2012 has propelled the museum into a contemporary space, featuring state-of-the-art multimedia displays and a brand new flight simulator. Engage with the past through a professional exhibit designed to educate and inspire. RV camping enthusiasts looking for a memorable stopover will find this location not just convenient but deeply captivating. Situated perfectly for those journeying across Newfoundland and Labrador, it offers a unique blend of educational enrichment combined with the ease of access from major routes. Get ready to park your RV and embark on a compelling exploration of aviation history, where every artifact tells a story, and every display brings a bygone era to life. Here, youre not just stopping by; youre becoming part of a narrative that celebrates Gander's indelible mark on the world of aviation.
Opening hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Allowed
Slideouts Allowed
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Amenities
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Hiking
Items to Purchase
Aircraft & exhibits, close to shops, restaurants & Gander Lake. Adult (19-60) – $8.00 Senior (61 +) – $7.00 Youth (6-18) – $7.00 Student – $7.00 (ID Required) Child (0-5) – FREE Military Members (Military ID Required) Military Member* – $6.00 ea
Parking & Arrival
Please park to the right of the building.
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
4
Parking Surface:
Grass
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