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Feel the rumble of massive engines, and witness history in motion at our vehicle demonstrations.

Witness a demonstration of historic vehicles ranging from the Second World War to the modern era. Chat with drivers and volunteers and get closer look at these powerful machines.

Explore military technology through a display of over 100 model tanks and armoured vehicles. Meet members of the Ottawa Valley Armour Modellers Association and learn more about their fascinating hobby. Then decorate your own delicious tank … cookie!

Military Vehicle Demonstrations
(North Plaza): 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Cold War Historic Vehicle Society

Model Vehicle Display
(LeBreton Gallery): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In partnership with the Ottawa Valley Armour Modellers Association

Cookies and Crafts
(LeBreton Gallery): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This program is part of the Awesome Sundays series, presented by the Friends of the Canadian War Museum. Awesome activities for the whole family on the last Sunday of every month!

 

VEHICLES SCHEDULED FOR THE DEMONSTRATION

Please note the list is subject to change without notice.

From the Canadian War Museum

  • M4A1 “Grizzly” Tank
  • M5A1 “Stuart” Tank
  • T-34/85 Tank
  • M113 1/2 Command and Reconnaissance Vehicle (Lynx)

From the Cold War Historic Vehicle Society

  • 1973 Alvis CVR(T) Scorpion
  • Cadillac Gage V-100 APC
  • Alvis Mk 6 Sarcen APC

From The Swords and Ploughshares Museum

  • Windsor Carrier with 6 Pounder Anti-Tank Gun
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