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Canada’s national museum of military history

  • 3 millionArtifacts and items in its collection
  • 500,000Visitors every year
  • 2005Opened new location on Lebreton Flats
  • #1Of 190 'Top things to do in Ottawa' (TripAdvisor 2015)

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