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Canadian War Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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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 3 days ago

Our planning for Ottawa had the War Museum at the top of the list and we were not disappointed. It was excellent! The visiting Highlander exhibit was very interesting as was the rest of the museum. There is a lot in there showcasing the sacrifices...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a good chunk of time here: so many interesting things to see and such an honourable place to tour. It is such a good place to learn about history...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JanetDP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m not particularly interested in wars, but this museum is a must-see (no matter how old you are, there are visitors from 5 to 90 yo!). They have everything about Canada’s part in every war they’ve ever been at, since the First Peoples until recent...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank eiroberta
Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian War Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your nice comments following your visit to the Canadian War Museum. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon! Stephanie Fortin Head, Tourism Canadian War Museum

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to visit the museum for some time, and spent three hours there today. WELL WORTH IT! You don’t have be a real history buff to enjoy all the exhibits; they are very well presented and many are interactive. One visit want...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bonhom52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very interesting museum with an abundance of information. We did a self-guided tour and found it very enjoyable. I would plan on spending about two hours here. It is a fairly short walk from the area of the parliament buildings, around 30...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Canadian001Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Im ex military and yes it very nice to get recognize but did not like the layout of the museum . Too many corridor to get at the same place . I was very confuse during the visit . To get to the section where...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank pouliot4
Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian War Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments. We continuously work in improving our wayfinding and exhibition content. We appreciate all feedback from our visitors. We hope that you will come and see us again in the near future for one of our new special exhibitions or special...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what an amazing visit. It really brings what the war experience was really like. It was a very somber but interesting visit. It tells you the history of our Canadian forces and the role we played. I would suggest teenage children and adults to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank akank
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this Museum for the first time. I enjoyed every minute I was there. I learned so much more of our history than I could ever have learned from a book. It is so well done and holds your interest from beginning to end....More

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

Loved this museum. Who would have guessed that we have Hitler’s parade car, a gift to Canada. I learned many new facts about our history in this awesome museum.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jen1196533
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is unbelievable, the amount of work and detail that has been put into the displays. It is overwhelming and very emotional . It has to be seen to appreciate all the work, the detail that people have put into this for us to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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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
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Yes, there is. Most of it is metered.