Comox Air Force Museum

 

Timeline


  • Christmas Closure
    Date: December 6, 2015 Category: News & Events
    Holiday time at the Comox Air Force Museum means our annual closure. This year we will be closed from December 20 to January 2, 2016. Until then our regular hours apply.  
  • Heritage Stone Dedication Ceremony
    Date: September 9, 2015 Category: Member Info, News & Events
    The Comox Valley Air Force Museum Association  Cordially invites you to the Heritage Stone Dedication Ceremony When:                          Sunday, 20 September 2015 Time:                           2 P.M.   Please be seated by 1:45 Where:                        Protestant Chapel across the road from Heritage Air Park Suggested Dress:      Business Casual Guest of Honour:        Colonel Tom Dunne, Commander 19 Wing Comox, or his delegate The 2015 ceremony will follow the Battle of Britain Parade. The Master of Ceremonies will read out the name on each stone. Reception to follow in the Comox Air Force Museum. RSVP:                         by 14 September 2015 Museum:               (250) 339-8162 E-mail:                         cafm.lib@gmail.com Canada Post:                CVAFMA Building 11, 19 Wing Comox PO Box 1000, Station Main Lazo, BC, V0R 2K0 Please let us know how many people will be with you. Participants are requested to bring an umbrella in case of inclement weather. If you are unable to attend, we will be pleased to send you a photograph of your Heritage Stone.
  • Thank you!
    Date: July 24, 2020 Category: News & Events
    We have been reopened for nearly 8 weeks and wanted to take a moment to thank our amazing volunteers for their flexibility, positive attitude and hard work as we have navigated the new protocols required. Also a huge amount of gratitude to our supporters and guests. Our visitor numbers are slowly increasing and we are so happy to see you come through our doors. Per Ardua Ad Astra.
  • National Volunteer Week 2020
    Date: April 22, 2020 Category: News & Events
    This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week! From staffing our front desk, collections management, research and maintenance at the heritage airpark it is our volunteers that make our museum what it is. This week we honour this truly amazing group of people.   Even though the museum is closed our passionate group continue to contribute through research and collections management projects.   To our volunteers: Thank you for all you do. We miss you and look forward to when we can all be together again!
  • Museum closure
    Date: March 14, 2020 Category: News & Events
      The Comox Air Force Museum is closed to the public until April 3rd. Please watch our social media sites for updates.
  • TO MEMBERS OF THE COMOX VALLEY AIR FORCE MUSEUM ASSOCIATION ~ NOTICE OF AGM
    Date: February 17, 2020 Category: Community Outreach, Member Info, News & Events
    The Annual General Meeting of the Comox Valley Air Force Museum Association will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in the theatre, Building 11 (Museum main building), 19 Wing Comox. This is an opportunity for the members to receive Association financial reports for the financial year now ended, discuss the proposed budget for the new financial year, hear the President's report, to ratify actions by the Directors since AGM 2019, to receive a report on Museum operations over the past year, to elect new Directors, and to consider any other business which may be properly be brought before the meeting. A formal agenda, a copy of the minutes of AGM 2019, and the financial documents will be provided at the meeting.  In addition, members will have an opportunity to renew their memberships. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Please attend this important meeting.
  • Classic military movies
    Date: February 13, 2020 Category: News & Events
    Join us this Saturday, 15 February for a showing of "12 o'clock high." Movie starts at 1pm. First come first seated. Entry is by donation.
  • Museum closed today
    Date: January 17, 2020 Category: News & Events
    The museum is closed again today due to icy roads and sidewalks. We are expecting more snow this afternoon. Please check in tomorrow for opening hours.
  • Museum closed
    Date: January 16, 2020 Category: News & Events
    16 January 2020 The museum is closed today due to inclement weather. Stay warm, stay safe and we will see you soon!
  • Snow Day!
    Date: January 15, 2020 Category: News & Events
    The museum will be closed this afternoon, January 15th, 2020, due to winter conditions.
  • AL WILSON’S CARTOONS ~ JANUARY EDITION
    Date: January 5, 2020 Category: Aircraft, Collections, Links, News & Events, Posts
    [caption id="attachment_10890" align="alignleft" width="150"] AL WILSON[/caption]   Happy New Year!  This is your January edition of Al's cartoons!  We're happy to share his work with you!           [caption id="attachment_10996" align="aligncenter" width="1645"] NOW LAD...[/caption]         [caption id="attachment_10997" align="aligncenter" width="808"] YE OLDE BADGE SHOPPE[/caption]
  • Happy New Year and welcome to 2020!
    Date: January 2, 2020 Category: News & Events
    Looking for something to do with the kids or relatives during the last few days of the holidays? Come visit us! We are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm this week.The kids will enjoy our age specific activity book while the adults become immersed in our detailed displays. Stay warm and cozy on this stormy weekend with a visit to the Comox Air Force Museum!
  • Holiday closures
    Date: December 20, 2019 Category: News & Events
    The museum will be closed from December 23rd to January 2nd, reopening at 10am on Friday, January 3rd. Happy Holidays to you and yours and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!
  • AL WILSON’S CARTOONS ~ DECEMBER EDITION
    Date: December 5, 2019 Category: Aircraft, Collections, Links, News & Events, Posts
    [caption id="attachment_10890" align="alignleft" width="150"] AL WILSON[/caption]   Welcome to the December edition of Al's cartoons!  We're happy to share his work with you!           [caption id="attachment_10992" align="aligncenter" width="1274"] ANNOUNCING THE ARRIVAL OF 707 FLIGHT[/caption]         [caption id="attachment_10993" align="aligncenter" width="1284"] THE OL' FLIEGER SPEAKS[/caption]
  • AL WILSON’S CARTOONS ~ NOVEMBER EDITION
    Date: November 5, 2019 Category: Aircraft, Collections, Links, News & Events, Posts
      [caption id="attachment_10890" align="alignleft" width="150"] AL WILSON[/caption] It's our honour to continue to share Al Wilson's work for all of you to enjoy.  This edition features two cartoons from Al's scrapbook:             [caption id="attachment_10988" align="aligncenter" width="1428"] THE WAR YEARS[/caption]         [caption id="attachment_10989" align="aligncenter" width="1496"] STANDING ON GUARD FOR THEE...  IMPERIAL CROWN[/caption]
  • AL WILSON’S CARTOONS ~ OCTOBER EDITION
    Date: October 5, 2019 Category: Aircraft, Collections, Links, News & Events, Posts
      [caption id="attachment_10890" align="alignleft" width="150"] AL WILSON[/caption]   It's our honour to continue to share Al Wilson's work for all of you to enjoy.  Our October Edition looks at "TallMan":           [caption id="attachment_10983" align="aligncenter" width="487"] THE BALLAD OF TALLMAN[/caption]         [caption id="attachment_10984" align="aligncenter" width="818"] NEWS ITEM[/caption]            
  • Museum hours – Saturday, September 14, 2019
    Date: September 12, 2019 Category: News & Events
    Please note our alternate hours for this Saturday only. The Museum will be open from 12pm to 4pm. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
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