Feel the rumble of massive engines and witness history in motion during our vehicle demonstration days.
Did you know that the War Museum’s military vehicle collection includes many working machines? From combat, to transport, to repairs, these vehicles were built to operate over varied terrains and in many different environments.
Join us for a demonstration of historic vehicles ranging from the Second World War to the modern era. Chat with staff and volunteers and get a closer look at these powerful machines.
Discover more about historic military vehicles by exploring the Museum’s galleries.
Military Vehicle Demonstrations (North Plaza): 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Outdoor Vehicle Display (North Plaza): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Activities and Interpretation (LeBreton Gallery): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Member Exclusive: Tank Shop Tours – Available only for Museum members, limited spaces (August 18 and 19)
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This schedule is subject to change without notice.
War Machines – History in Motion (PDF file)
Construction Around the Museum
Until September 1, Booth Street will be closed to vehicular traffic in both directions, from Wellington Street to the Chaudière Crossing.
Visitors travelling by car can access the Museum and parking via Wellington Street / Kichi Zībī Mīkan (formerly the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway).
A pedestrian detour is also in place.
Please visit the construction impact page for more information.
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