Get the inside scoop! Fascinating stories about the people and artifacts behind your national military history museum.
A new collection of letters, diaries, photo logs and photographs demonstrates the experience of war photographers and filmmakers, who often took great personal risk to record the Second World War. Their images of action, liberation, visits by dignitaries and the lives of everyday soldiers became newsreels in their day, and remain a legacy.
The Canadian War Museum has welcomed its five millionth visitor! In just 10 years, the Museum has become one of the most popular attractions in the National Capital Region and renowned around the world. For many, it also provides a deeply moving experience as they explore the human dimension of war.
Shot in the jaw by a German sniper in 1943, Lieutenant D. M. Gordon turned to the Royal Canadian Dental Corps for help. The photo of his treatment is among the images and artifacts in the special exhibition Oral History – A Century of Canadian Military Dentistry.
Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thur: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8