Visit the Canadian War Museum
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Information about the Museum's hours, location, and tickets. Learn about what's on, what's new, and how best to tailor your visit to the Museum.Exhibitions
The Museum's permanent exhibition presents Canada's military history from earliest times to the present, to show how it shaped the country and its citizens. Human conflict is explored through personal stories, art, artifacts, photographs, and interactive presentations. The panoramic LeBreton Gallery houses a CF-101 Voodoo jet, artillery pieces, tanks, a German midget submarine and many other vehicles, weapons and military items.
Featured Special Exhibition
Trench Life: A Survival Guide
June 28, 2008 to April 13, 2009
From the harsh world of the trenches of the First World War, Canadian soldiers created and relied upon a distinct and vibrant culture. Trench Life: A Survival Guide explores the history of the First World War in its most personal dimension: the words, images, art, and songs created by the front-line soldiers who were closest to the war.