The Air Defence Museum is also the only military museum in North America that opens its base to the general public for guided tours of CFB Bagotville’s facilities during operating hours.
Since 1997, the Air Defence Museum has presented a number of large-scale exhibitions, including the permanent exhibit From Airmen to Fighter Pilots: the History of Canada’s Air Defence. Temporary exhibits are introduced annually to complement the museum experience. Some of them include:
Today the museum is acknowledged among its peers for its high-quality product and enjoys a reputation that extends beyond the borders of Quebec. The museum stands as a witness to future generations, enhancing understanding of the issues facing our country and its achievements in the global peace process.