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Education and Outreach

With donor support, the Museum reaches thousands of Canadians each year through its extensive educational programs. On-site curriculum-based school programming, online resources such as the Canada and the First World War module and travelling resources like Supply Line encourage lifelong learning about our military history.

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Your support for the work of the Canadian War Museum will ensure that the story of our military past is preserved and shared, now and for generations to come.

The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history and is tasked with a single overriding objective: to help all Canadians understand our country’s military history in its personal, national and international dimensions.

With your support, the Museum can set new standards of excellence for how we preserve and share the stories and memories of our military history through exhibitions, collections, research, education and outreach.

Areas in Need of Support

These areas of Museum activity are in need of your support:

  • Education and Outreach
  • Collections (Acquisition and Restoration)
  • Research
  • Exhibitions

The Friends of the Canadian War Museum

Promote, Support and Assist

The Friends of the Canadian War Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, supporting and assisting the Canadian War Museum — to educate present and future Canadians about Canada’s military heritage; preserve historical artifacts; promote research; and encourage future generations to reflect on past sacrifices.

With a mission to promote and support the Museum in its role as a vital Canadian institution, the Friends fulfills its purpose through fundraising, volunteering and program participation.

Learn more about the Friends of the Canadian War Museum by visiting friends-amis.org.

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