Welcome to the Comox Air Force Museum

Open Tuesday ~ Sunday 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Admission by donation

HOW TO GET HERE

The Comox Air Force Museum is located at the main entrance to 19th Wing Comox, our local military base, on the corner of Ryan Road East and Military Row.

If you are coming via Ryan Road east, you will be driving right up to our parking lot, and there is lots of signage to help guide you. Same thing goes if you come via Military Row; just keep going past the Recreation Centre and look for us kitty-corner across the road from Canex.

How to get to the Comox Air Force Museum

Our physical address is Military Row, Lazo, BC V0R 2K0

Please Support the Comox Air Force Museum

Primary funding for the care and preservation of our artifacts comes from donations and grants to the Comox Valley Air Force Museum Association.

News and Events

BC POW ARTHUR COLES

Nearly 9000 Canadians became German POWs during World War II.  These were usually soldiers who were captured during combat, airmen whose aircraft were shot down over enemy territory, sailors picked up from sea after their ships were torpedoed and sunk.  At times,...

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HERITAGE TEAM UPDATE – AMBULANCE

The 1954 Dodge Ambulance engine overhaul is finally nearing completion.  Our volunteer heavy vehicle mechanic, Tom, has been working away all winter.  The block and head were taken to Nanaimo to be re-conditioned and returned looking as good as new.  The radiator and...

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“HIDDEN” STORIES ~ BC POWs GARDINER AND MOUL

Flight Lieutenant T.H. (Tommy) Gardiner was from Powell River.  Recognized by his home community as an all ‘round athlete, Gardiner trained as a pilot in 1940.  He described his barracks as “… very spacious.  There are over 1200 stationed here. (Brandon, Manitoba)...

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