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Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario

 
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Distance from city center: 1.3mi
szbogi's pictureby szbogi History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of September, 2010
Before you would step inside, you will observe the great building from the inside. It is very modern and planned by the famous architect, Douglas Cardinal.

The museum houses a lot of interesting permanent exhibitions about the forming of Canada as we know it today and the lives of the people who formed it, from the Aboriginals through French to the British.

There is also a hall for individuals, honorable people who contributed to Canada's growth and prosperity. And there is a period battleground which is pretty cool. The whole museum is definitely worth a try if you are interested in the history of this great nation.

Address:
1 Vimy Place

Price:
Adults: $12
Seniors and students: $10
Children: $8

Opening Hours:
Hours vary, better check the site.

On the web:
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/home

 
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