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Canadian War Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Canadian War Museum Admission
From US$14.75*
Canadian War Museum Admission
From US$14.75*
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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...more
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1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been numerous times and always enjoyed it. I was worried when they said they were moving the museum from the downtown location years ago (thought they would shove it in some deserted warehouse in an industrial park or something) but they did a great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Q8530LMrobertw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a friday afternoon...with the kids 13 and 11 years old...since we took part in a hockey tournament...on a school day and we had the rest of the day to us. Let just say that my son who is 13 went nuts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank minou000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see even if you think you might not like it-I went with my partners "military" family and found lots of interesting displays.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wcottawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned a lot about Canada's history and war efforts. The special exhibits are hit or miss. Wish the museum was a bit more interactive.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BananaMeltdown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say more amazing things about this Museum. I love it. Make sure to try and book a tour as you will get a lot of cool information tailored to your interests. Ask about the architecture! Lot's of cool historical artifacts. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jesse L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very very fun i love it, I think fun it was. I like za car wiz bullet in it. i like it very very very much

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ali T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Educational teaches about many wars that happened in Canadian history like WWI and WWII. Tanks and War machines are present in the building. However, don't buy lunch there very expensive pricing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank McKenzy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a fun trip but, it needed more things to interact with like games, board games, and etc... But overall it was a fantastic trip if you want to know more of the trenches and the war.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dolphins9525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to the museum in as many trips to Ottawa. It's well worth the time to look through the exhibits carefully. The social exhibit on 100 Days to Victory is well laid out and full of interesting tidbits. Take the time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SusyTops
Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian War Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to share your experience. We really appreciate receiving visitor comments and feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our exhibition Victory 1918 - The Last 100 Days, opened until March 31, 2019 and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had little time to visit, was able to "walk" through all the rooms and enjoy the amount of history that during another visit will be worth a few hours

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eric r
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November 6, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie F | Property representative |
Hello, yes you can bring backpacks into the Museum. We offer a self-serve Coat Check and coin-operated lockers. Regards, Stephanie Fortin Canadian War Museum
August 20, 2018|
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Yes ....
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
There is, it's underground.