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Canadian War Museum

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
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Canadian War Museum Admission
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Canadian War Museum Admission
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The Canadian War Museum is more than a museum that is internationally renowned for its symbolic architecture; it is synonym for inspiring and touching stories. Canada's rich military history is showcased through personal stories, artwork...more
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1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to this museum so many times over the past 6 years. The volunteers are so knowledgable and make all the difference - take the time to listen.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steff310
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the War Museum and found it most interesting. The exhibits are done well and very thought provoking. Will definitely return another time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ltdholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are three things you have to know about this place. 1) It is HUGE! The building has enough floor space to swallow up 3-4 football fields. In one section, there is an entire CF-18 fighter jet just hanging from the ceiling! The basement has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank samobispo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time visiting this great museum that showed the sacrifices our war Heroes have made over the years of conflict around the world. The displays were well laid out (although dark, which seems to be standard of most museums). The heavy equipment...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gb_eh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went wintery Sunday and downtown driving much easier and free on street parking. The museum was quiet actually so easy to see exhibits. Very interesting and for me sad in places. Lest we forget

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 1 week ago

exceptional place to go and visit, could spend days there. excellent exhibits and really worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank P622SBmichaelf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place to reflect on the history of war, overall extremely well done take at least 3 hours time

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Glenn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with the War Museum. Great displays and many things for kids. However, the overall attempts to bend backwards to present a 'non-traditional' narrative takes away from many displays. Maybe dial-it back comrades and just present the facts?

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 675donaldb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone should visit this first class museum. Get educated on what it was like to be a part of war,

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mikebeard54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't finish our visit at this museum. There's so much to see and absorb. It isn't the kind of place you just walk through. Time needs to be spent appreciated the display and the information they offer. We're definitely going back to do another...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Stephanie F | Property representative |
Hello, yes you can bring backpacks into the Museum. We offer a self-serve Coat Check and coin-operated lockers. Regards, Stephanie Fortin Canadian War Museum
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Response from laurenhogan87 | Reviewed this property |
There is, it's underground.