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Discover the military history of Canada through a vast collection of artifacts, moving personal stories, works of art, and unforgettable photography.
A must-see is the panoramic LeBreton Gallery, which houses a Voodoo jet, tanks, artillery, and a wide range of military vehicles. The highlight of any visit is the Museum’s extensive permanent exhibition, which chronicles Canada’s military past from ancient times to the contemporary period.
With its prize-winning, richly symbolic architecture, the War Museum, located near downtown Ottawa, provides a spectacular setting for exhibitions, public programs and other events that illustrate the way in which human conflict, in Canada and around the globe, has changed the face of the world.
Hours of operation
Until September 7, 2015: Monday to Wednesday: 9:30am to 6:00pm. Thursday: 9:30am to 8:00pm. Friday to Sunday: 9:30am to 6:00pm.
September 8, 2015 to March 31, 2016: Monday to Wednesday: 9:30am to 5:00pm. Thursday: 9:30am to 8:00pm. Friday to Sunday: 9:30am to 5:00pm..
December 24: 9:30am to 2:00pm.
December 25: CLOSED.
Closed for annual maintenance from January 4 to 8, 2016.
Canadian War Museum is located at 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**