Ottawa: Canadian War Museum Admission

4.3 / 5

7 Reviews

Ottawa: Canadian War Museum Admission

4.3 / 5

7 Reviews

Visit The Canadian War Museum to immerse yourself in Canada's military history. Explore thoughtful exhibitions to learn the touching stories of Canada's military contributions.

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Printed voucher required
Valid 1 day
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Booklets
Spanish, Korean, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Museum's fascinating architectural theme
  • Hear compelling stories from Canada's military history
  • Reflect and pay homage in the Memorial Hall
  • Chat with a veteran and have history come alive
  • Explore permanent and special exhibitions at your own pace
Full description
Visit The Canadian War Museum, the national museum of military history, conveniently located west of Parliament Hill near downtown Ottawa. The museum is one of the world's most respected places for the study and understanding of armed conflict.  Discover the inspiring and touching stories of Canada's military contributions. 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. The galleries have been designed to emphasize the human experience of war.  Explore at your own pace as you discover the rare and historically important artifacts, uniforms, vehicles, art, and memorabilia that make up the 3 million pieces in the collections. Each gallery highlights defining moments in Canada’s military history and the ways in which past events have shaped the nation.
Includes
  • Admission to the Canadian War Museum
  • Access to permanent galleries and special exhibitions
  • Multilingual museum guide
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Food and drinks
  • Parking

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The Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. You can exchange your printed GYG voucher for your entry ticket(s) at the box office. The Museum is easily accessible from downtown Ottawa by foot, bicycle, public transit or car.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Food and drinks
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Museum opening hours vary seasonally
  • Parking is available onsite
  • Children 12 years of age and above can visit the Museum by themselves
  • Children under 12 years of age need an adult escort
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 7 reviews

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Upon entering the actual exhibit, not knowing where to start, a lovely gentleman explained how to experience the entire exhibit in a logical manner. The exhibit was broken down into four sections in chronological order. Amazing to realize Canada had been involved in so much warfare. The entire experience was educational and somewhat simple to absorb. I realized how little I knew of our country's war history. I liked the simplicity and open layout depicting so many scenes of history. We unfortunately only had two hours to spend here, but I felt I experienced much. I would definitely return when visiting Ottawa again. I would begin with World War 2 as I felt this was the era in which Canada sacrificed the most. A definite place to visit. So glad this museum exists. P.S. The tanks in the lower level were a must see!

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September 6, 2019

You need to print of the voucher, the staff had no idea how to process it. Never knew that you could purchase on google through getyourguide.

November 25, 2019

for seeing all, you need at least 3 hours.

October 1, 2019

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