About Us

About Us

Ways of giving

As Canada’s national museum of military history, the Canadian War Museum safeguards our military history, honours our past and celebrates our diversity. The Museum brings together breathtaking architecture with cutting-edge exhibitions and programming to provide both the content and context essential for all Canadians to better understand it’s military history in its personal, national and international dimensions.

Making a gift to the Museum represents a remarkable acknowledgement of the value of our shared history, culture and identity. As a donor, you will touch millions of Canadians – every year, and countless others around the world, and help ensure that Canada’s past remains a vital part of our lives today, and tomorrow.

Your philanthropic gesture can take many forms, including an Annual Donation, Monthly Donation, Tribute Gift or a Legacy Gift.

Annual Donation

You are part of Canada’s history.

Our nation has been built by the sheer will of the people and you are invited to help preserve Canada’s past, by protecting and sharing our military history.

By making a donation today, you will be leaving your own indelible mark on Canadian history. You will ensure that our military history be preserved and shared for today, tomorrow and forever.

You can make a secure gift today by clicking here.

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Monthly Donation

Monthly donors make a very special commitment to supporting the Museum’s mandate. By setting up a monthly donation in the amount of your choice, you can help in the advancement of our mission to help Canadians understand their military history.

Monthly giving is an affordable and convenient way to help support the Museum can be a little as $10 a month.

Monthly donations can be stopped or modified at any time.

To join the Monthly Giving Program, please call us at 1 800 256-6031 or 819 776-8639.

Tribute Gifts

Looking for a meaningful gift? A gift to the Museum in honour or in memory of someone special is an excellent way to honour a friend or loved one.

The Museum will ensure proper recognition of the gift and a customized personal message will be inscribed on the Donor Wall.

Honor your hero with something that endures. Your gift is an investment in the Museum and contributes to the preservation and education of our military history.

Legacy Gift

For more information on donation option for with the Canadian War Museum, please contact us at:

The Development Office
Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8

Claude Drouin
Director, Philanthropy
Acting Senior Director
Telephone: (819) 776-8625

Kim Strydonck
Philanthropy Coordinator, Development
Telephone: 819 776-8640

Museum Hours

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thur: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8
Tel: 1-800-555-5621

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