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Guided Tours

Guided tours are available at a cost of $3 per person; please inquire at the Information Desk.

  • Museum Grand Tour
    Logo - Destination Canada, Canadian Signature Experience
    Using the stunning new building as a backdrop, this tour shows how ordinary Canadians faced extraordinary challenges. The tour includes a look at War Museum’s world-class architecture, the collection of military art and dazzling exhibition galleries. It combines personal stories with important artifacts to reveal how our military heritage has affected all Canadians.
  • The South African and First World Wars: “For Crown and Country”
    This tour covers the South African War and the First World War. It includes the Battle of the Somme, the Conscription Crisis, Vimy Ridge and several works of art, and shows visitors that, although Canada’s contribution in these two overseas wars led to growing autonomy and international recognition, it was at great cost.
  • The Second World War: “Forged in Fire”
    This tour examines how Canada’s fight against dictatorships overseas transformed this country. It includes the Homefront, D-Day, the Italian Campaign and war in the air and on the sea.
  • Museum Highlights
    Starting May 2018
    This tour will offer first-time visitors an overview of our gallery spaces and will focus on star artifacts. You will also discover surprising facts about our world-renowned architecture.
  • Hidden Treasures
    Starting May 2018
    This tour will feature lesser -known artifacts with fascinating stories- A great option for repeat visitors or those looking for an alternative experience!
  • Lightning Tour (20 minutes)
    Starting May 2018
    Want to visit the War Museum but short on time? Let’s face it, you could spend months exploring every nook and cranny of our magnificent building. Let our Museum staff introduce you to two of their favourite tour stops before setting you loose to discover over 5000 years of history!
Group Admission Fees

Group rates apply to groups of 15 or more.

Taxes not included – Valid until December 31, 2018

Group Admission Fees
Adult / Senior (18 Years +) Student / Child (3 – 17)
1 Museum
(War Museum or Museum of History)
$10.50 $7.50
2 Museums
(War Museum and Museum of History)
$15 $11
1 Museum + 1 CINÉ+ Film
(Museum of History)
$15 $11
2 Museums + 1 CINÉ+ Film
(War Museum and Museum of History)
$19 $14
School Program $1 per program, per student
Guided Tour $3 per person
Activity Sheets $1 per sheet

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