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Canadian War Museum
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$15.30*
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Canadian War Museum Admission
Ranked #1 of 291 things to do in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Super Museum to visit. loads to see, well spaced out, very very well presented, lots of history & examples. Suitable for all the family.

Thank decdeasy
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

This museum had many exhibits and lots of different sections to enjoy. There were videos being shown and lots of artifacts on display.

It could turn into a full day visit (we had to cut ours short due to catching return flight to the UK), but it is well worth it if you can make the whole day. Even the short visit we had was worthwhile and informative.

Thank emuslushy
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

This museum was much better than we expected. No one in our family has a personal interest in war, but we found the place fascinating. There is so much variety in the exhibits - video clips, models, "conversation presentations," - the place is huge. We wished we had allowed for more time.

Thank WeVentureForth
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

Disclaimer: I used to work for the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation which manages the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum.

The War Museum is a great place to visit for the family. The kids will love the Lebreton gallery where tanks, vehicules and ariplanes used in the wars where Canada has participated in are displayed.

There are permanent exhibitions that makes relive history in wars that Canada was a player as well as travelling exhibitions that makes you learn new things about different aspects of war, such as medicine, human experiments, etc.

It's a humbling experience and makes you appreciate even more the sacrifice that soldiers have to do.

Thank Patrick G
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

My husband really liked the Second War planes.not everything was open because they were getting ready for the Star Wars exbition, but it is a nice place to visit.

Thank Bruraf
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