Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

The Mess

Open to the public during regular hours, this light-filled space makes for a simple yet impressive venue. The Mess overlooks the Ottawa River and provides access to a riverside terrace.

Banquets, receptions, weddings

120 people banquet-style
150 people standing

The Mess – $2,000

For more details please contact our Facility Rentals office at: (819) 776-7018 or

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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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