Top marks from travel media earn the Canadian War Museum a 2017 Experts’ Choice Award

June 13, 2017


Ottawa, Ontario, June13, 2017 — The Canadian War Museum is proud to have received a 2017 Experts’ Choice Award from TripExpert, which ranks tourist attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. With endorsements from Frommer’s, Fodor’s, Lonely Planet and other respected reviewers — and a score of 93 out of 100 — the Museum also earned TripExpert’s Best of Ottawa award.

“We are pleased to receive such high praise during the year we are marking the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with special exhibitions and programs,” said Stephen Quick, Director General of the Canadian War Museum. “As many of our visitors already know, the reviews that earned us the Experts’ Choice Award highlight the outstanding features that make the War Museum a worthwhile place to visit year in and year out.”

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The Canadian War Museum’s special programming commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge includes the exhibitions Vimy – Beyond the Battle, From Vimy to Juno and Preserved in Stone – Underground Art of the First World War. For more information, visit

The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history. Its mission is to promote public understanding of Canada’s military history in its personal, national, and international dimensions. Work of the Canadian War Museum is made possible in part through financial support of the Government of Canada.

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Media contacts:
Yasmine Mingay
Director, Public Affairs
Canadian War Museum
Telephone: 819-776-8608

Avra Gibbs Lamey
Senior Communications and Media Relations Officer, Canadian War Museum
Telephone: 819-776-8607

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