Telling the story of how our country has been shaped by conflict, the Canadian War Museum is truly a national treasure that every Canadian, and visitor who wishes to better understand Canada, should visit. This world-class museum preserves our national heritage by telling the stories of all Canadians affected by war, and by honouring the sacrifices of those who have served our country.
There are four galleries which house permanent exhibitions:
Other highlights include:
Housed in one of the most architecturally unique structures in Ottawa, the building is reflective of the museum themes. This includes the green roof with a self-sustaining ecosystem, symbolizing regeneration and hope. The museum also houses a research centre, gift shop, and cafeteria to complete your visit.
Your visit to the Canadian War Museum will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the Canada’s military past, and the freedom we now enjoy.
1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON, K19 1C2
Tel: (819) 776 - 8600
Mon - Wed: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Thurs: 9:30am - 8:00pm
Fri - Sun: 9:30am - 5:00pm