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Canadian War Museum

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Address: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-555-5621
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Thu 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Canadian War Museum is more than a museum that is internationally...
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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It was freezing cold when we traveled to Ottawa so this was a great way to spend some time indoors. It's a large museum with lots of exhibits and interesting facts. I knew very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was freezing cold when we traveled to Ottawa so this was a great way to spend some time indoors. It's a large museum with lots of exhibits and interesting facts. I knew very little of Canadian history when I visited from the States, but I learned a lot -- like just how young Canada is as a country. It's... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a great museum with a cafe inside too. We were there during the recent Blues Festival and so there was more action outside which gave us lots of uninterrupted time inside. The exhibits are very interactive you can walk into a WWI bunker and see the car Hitler drove in. Lots of vehicles from all of the wars.there... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Playing tourism for a day; who new! This museum is informative, big, very educational, well laid-out and organized. We spend about 3 hours with my father in-law a veteran retired Major it was like having our private tour guide he had many wonderful stories to share with us. Some of the artefacts on display are truly incredible especially with the... More 

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Long Island, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Brought my 93 year old World War II vet father to the museum. It was certainly an amazing place....packed with memorabilia and so moving. It was incredible to see Hitler's car and well as all of the items related to war. Definitely worth the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went through this museum in 4 hours. Could have stayed longer. Lots to see. My 12 year old son's best part of our Ottawa trip. Well done war museum.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This facility was incredible and the amount of information was overwhelming at times. There was so much to see and read that the 3 hours we spent inside touring around wasn't near enough time. Well done Canada!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Basically it's a war museum, and you have to love a good war museum. A lot of very informative displays.

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Packed full of Canadian war history. A huge learning experience for my kids (10/12) and for me too. Thumbs WAY up. Unfortunately Blues Fest was going on at the same time so it was tricky to get in and park. Other than that, a great experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Historical museum : War from primitive weapons used by the Native Canadians to modern technology by using canyons, war planes with the support from allied countries. . At the end, it is the power of the invading country to Canada but the affected citizens,killed and wounded soldiers to achieve the peace. Give chance to have peaceful world!

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Every time I'm in Ottawa ever since I was a young girl in elementary school, the War Museum is always on my list of places to go. The man at the ticket desk was so helpful in arranging getting tickets for me and my 4 friends. They've kept the building clean and up to date and I always feel like... More 

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Additional Information about Canadian War Museum

Address: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-555-5621
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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