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The Military Museums

4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5J4, Canada
+1 403-410-2340
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What a place

Thanks to the Canadains for putting this place on the map,you will learn a lot here,if you give... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2016
Basil C
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County Waterford, Ireland
Amazing museum

This museum is enormous with so many artifacts and military statues. The presentation of facts is... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Daphne C
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The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War ship's wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench, and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force, and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Youth 7-17 $4, Family $20, Children 6 and under are free. Free admission for veterans and Canadian Forces personnel. Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Weekends & Statutory Holidays 9:30 AM to 4 PM. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. TMM is a Canadian Forces tri-service history, heritage, art, research, and educational institution. It is composed of the following organizations: * Naval Museum of Alberta * Army Museum of Alberta * Air Force Museum of Alberta * Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Museum * Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives * The King's Own Calgary Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) Museum * The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Museum and Archives * The University of Calgary Military Museums Library and Archives. The Museum of the Regiments was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June 1990. The Queen Elizabeth II Atrium was dedicated to Her Majesty during the visit of Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh on 25 May 2005. The Military Museums was renamed “The Military Museums” (TMM) by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex during the visit of Her Royal Highness on 3 June 2006.TMM’s $18.5 million capital expansion and renovation has seen the facility grow from 52,000 sq ft to 104,000 sq ft, making it the second largest military museum in Canada. The expanded facility is now tri-service and includes the relocated Naval Museum of Alberta and the newly-created Air Force Museum of Alberta.TMM’s education programs are tied in with Alberta’s provincial education curriculum and have won both provincial and national awards of excellence.
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4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5J4, Canada
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

Thanks to the Canadains for putting this place on the map,you will learn a lot here,if you give your self plenty of time you wont be disapointed good on a rainy day as well as sunny day.Do pay this a visit

Thank Basil C
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This museum is enormous with so many artifacts and military statues. The presentation of facts is easy to follow even for young children. A must for a rainy day family outing and very good value!

Thank Daphne C
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Plan to take some time to see this amazing museum. From the outside, it looks quite modest, until you get inside and see the sheer scope of this facility. It has everything you would want to see as it spans all branches of the military...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great way to learn about our history and the people who made Canada what it is. Look at what people had to use to stay alive compared to what we have today.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Among the best military museums we have visited with the best staff by far. Canadian Army, Navy, and Air Force all in one bigger than you would expect facility! We spent three hours and enjoyed it a lot.

Thank mulebrand
Reviewed April 20, 2016

We are regular visitors to Canada visiting our son and his family who live just outside Calgary. We had passed the Military Museum many times, our seven year old grandson always pointing out the fighter jet on display outside, but this was our first visit....More

Thank Annette N
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Loved the T74? tank. The exhibits rang from WW! to Afghanistan. I enjoyed walking around the outdoor exhibits too.

Thank need2divetw
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Took my dad there while he was visiting. Had a great time. staff was amazing and helpful. highly recommend to spend a afternoon

Thank Davep294Cal
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This has been done so well. Prepare to spend a good chunk of you day there ..,.. So much to see. So glad there is something like this in Western Canada. If you like history this is s must. Good job to all involved!!

Thank Sevencee
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been since I was a child. They have expanded big time and have extensive displays from various theatres of war. Spent a good 3.5 hours there. Well worth it

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