Guided Tours

Ontario Teachers: Intermediate and Secondary
Quebec Teachers: Intermediate Secondary

Guided Tours at the Canadian War Museum

If you’re pressed for time, one of the Canadian War Museum’s guided tours may fit your needs. Each tour will introduce students to exhibition highlights and will enable them to interact with select period artifacts.

Battleground: Wars on Our Soil, from earliest times to 1885

Covers the early conflicts and battles that helped shape Canada. This tour includes the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837–1838.

For Crown and Country: The South African and First World Wars, 1885–1931

Covers the South African War and the First World War. Includes the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Conscription Crisis, a tour through a re-created First World War trench and impressive works of art.

Forged in Fire: The Second World War, 1931–1945

Examines how Canada’s fight against dictatorships transformed the country. Includes the home front, D-Day, the Italian Campaign and the war in the air and at sea.

A Violent Peace: The Cold War, Peacekeeping and Recent Conflicts, 1945 to the present

Explores Canada’s military involvement during the Cold War, the Korean War, and profiles our peace-support operations to the present day.

Museum Grand Tour

Provides an introduction to the Museum’s award-winning architecture, its collection of war art and its large military vehicles.

Remembrance Tour

Highlights areas of the Museum that touch on remembrance and honouring, including Memorial Hall, Regeneration Hall and the Royal Canadian Legion Hall of Honour.

Available year-round

Start Times
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Thursdays until 7:00 p.m.

Group Size
Maximum 20

60 minutes

$3.00 per student in addition to Museum admission

Live from Memorial Hall

Tuesday, November 11, 11 a.m. EST.More information

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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