Please note that the Canadian War Museum will be closed as of 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2 until further notice, due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions.

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With its prize-winning and richly symbolic architecture, the Canadian War Museum, located near downtown Ottawa, provides a spectacular setting for exhibitions, public programs and other events that illustrate the way in which human conflict, in Canada and around the globe, has changed the face of the world.


If you’re interested in our beautiful National Capital generally, or are thinking about visiting, check out our hotel packages and the websites describing the region.

Canada’s National Museums Passport

The Canada’s National Museums Passport is an attractive offer for visitors and the best way to explore Canadian culture, science, art, history, nature – and much more- in the Capital.

The Passport is valid for general admissions over 3 consecutive days starting from the day of your first visit. It is valid for 3 visits to museums of your choice among the 6 participating national museums.

The Passport cost is $35, plus taxes. Each accompanying child (age 17 and under) receives a 30% discount on general admission.

Visitors can purchase a Passport at each of the participating museum and the Capital Infocentre located on Wellington Street.


  • Canadian War Museum
  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum
  • National Gallery of Canada

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