Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Accessibility and Special Needs

The Museum makes every effort to ensure that visitors with disabilities will have a satisfying visit.

  • General information – teleprinter (TTY): (819) 776-7003.
  • Courtesy wheelchairs, a motorized wheelchair and strollers are available at the Information desk. Subject to availability.
  • Parking spaces for those using wheelchairs are available on level P1.
  • Elevators (with floor numbers in braille) connect all levels of the Museum building, and access ramps are installed where needed.
  • Spaces are reserved for wheelchairs in the Theatre and IMAX Theatre.
  • An FM Assistive Listening System is available for all films showing at the IMAX Theatre. Please ask your usher to obtain a headset and receiver. Subject to availability.
  • Diaper changing facilities and quiet locations suitable for nursing babies are available.
  • For more information, please inquire at the Information Desk or call (819) 776-7000.

Persons with Disabilities Online ( – Source of information on programs and services for persons with disabilities.

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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