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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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Two of us went with our friend who is a Canadian war veteran and we all got in free plus parking free plus some money for the cafeteria, absolutely outstanding. This is the way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Two of us went with our friend who is a Canadian war veteran and we all got in free plus parking free plus some money for the cafeteria, absolutely outstanding. This is the way all veterans should be treated in both United States and Canada . It took several hours just to go through the World War II part of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Easy to find with lots of parking. Absolutely beautiful inside. Very engaging exhibit set. Great value when combined with the history museum and imax show.

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Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Need 3 to 4 hours to see everything. Alot of walking, but very informative...not really for young children.. teenagers an up...

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Canadian War Museum is conveniently located (between the border of Quebec and Ontario) and the interior is nicely placed. One can see from here the efforts and involvements of Canadians during the war: all of our peoples' sacrifices and victories. I shed a tear or 2 at some parts of the museum due to the historical facts that were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We did a family outing here (parents, sister, nieces and nephews) when they were visiting and it was excellent. Interesting and well presented displays and so much history. A nice touch is that there is free admission and lunch for veterans. We spent almost the entire day and everyone loved it. We also had a very nice lunch at the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Truly a humbling experience. For a Canadian, this is an absolute must see.The various areas provide an insight into Canada's history and proves that as a country, it has more then held it's own.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very well laid out, with a walk taking you from early Canada, to WWI to WWII, Cold war, right up to today. They are veterans on site as well, which is always great to provide real life insights. I am a big WWII person, and they had a great selection from that era, and lots of interesting information. The did... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The War Museum is outstanding and should not be missed. It currently has a display on Roman Gladiators that was very good. You could spend a full day exploring the equipment and displays and still come back for more the next day. One of the highlights was the equipment display with many tanks, artillery pieces and vehicles from World War... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

As an Ottawa native, I have been to the War Museum many times. I have always been impressed with both their permanent and touring exhibitions! I recently saw the War of 1812 and the Fighting in Flanders exhibitions and loved them! There's always something new to notice, no matter if it's your 1st visit or 10th. I highly recommend this... More 

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Winkler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I'm a teacher. Ottawa was a field trip for me. The Canadian War Museum is a great place to visit if you If you want to understand the importance of honouring and not forgetting our citizens who gave their lives to fight evil. Every one should visit the museum to appreciate more the freedom we have today. Canada is a... More 

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