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“Canada's war history”

Canadian War Museum
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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.
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

as you come to the museum look at the roof. you will see Morse code embedded in the roof. inside you will see artifacts, paintings and stories depicting Canada history of the first and second world war. Don't forget to visit the lower level where the kids of all ages will enjoy seeing the numerous tanks,trucks,staff cars and service vehicle used in the wars.

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Located in beautiful Rockcliffe Park the museum is housed in 3 buildings. It is not as big as the Smithsonian but is does have a lot of really cool stuff. There is a small admission charge but it is worth the money.

Thank Earl M
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Canadian War Museum is not just for history and/or war buffs. The building itself is an architectural jewel and the exhibits are truly engaging. It will likely take you more than one visit to truly do it justice and that's just for the permanent collections!!
The museum is also host to wonderful temporary installations. Currently The Peace Exhibition, which I hope to go to (http://www.warmuseum.ca/event/peace-the-exhibition/) is on until January of 2014.
Take in the Art, take in the Exhibits and take yourself (and a friend or two) to the Canadian War Museum!

Thank Ottawhere
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

History is a part of your make-up and the War Museum is a credit to Canada and its history. Support your veterans, past and present, take a long lingering look at the nations' valuable contributions to world peace and democracy. This museum is a stunning in both design and its exhibitions; there is so much to learn. My family and friends have been and I take my students every year.

Thank MariaTS22
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

The war museum is a great place to visit, even if you only have a few hours. The building itself is very interesting, with aspects of the design that really make you think. Particularly, I love the meditation room. The exhibits are set up in therms of major wars. My favorite is world war 1. It is almost impossible to see all the exhibits in one trip, so I strongly advise you to pick a segment. You will learn a lot!

Thank Terry L
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