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Canadian War Museum
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Owner description: 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, photographs and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians and the world, as well as the roll Canadians played in them.
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

the exhibits are outstanding, the parking & access to this museum is the best in Ottawa. The layout is very good, the museum does an excellent job showing the proud military history of Canada. Very moving around Remembrance Day

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Reviewed 4 March 2013

The level of detail in this museum is extraordinary, and the displays are extremely well organized and visually interesting. Even if you are not a 'war buff', you should go to this --- you'll learn a lot in a fascinating and entertaining way. We spent 3 hours here - on a sunny day, no less - based upon the strength of other TripAdvisor reviews, and it was time very well spent.

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Reviewed 4 March 2013

I found the directional guidelines in some of the galleries confusing, but other than that it was a great experience.

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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Spent 5 hours touring, gathering information and only got up to WW1! Incredible Canadian history that I had no idea about. It was fascinating. I will have to return again to finish.

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Reviewed 1 March 2013

My boyfriend works in the corrections field and so he naturally wanted to visit this museum. We enjoyed going through the place, and checking out all of the unusual and creative ways inmates made weapons and formed escapes. I know little about such things, and was facinated with the straightjackets, coffin(used for confinement) and other unusal methods of punishment. The iron, the heavy keys and the clanging left for a very foreboding atmosphere. We were sad to learn that it will be closing as a museum.

Thank Wendy L
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