This national museum presents Canada’s military past and how it shaped the country. Its outstanding exhibitions explain Canada’s rich military history from earliest times to the present, featuring the experiences of people on the battlefields and at home. Designed by Toronto’s Moriyama & Teshima Architects in joint venture with GRC Architects, the Museum’s dramatic architecture is a showcase for its vast art and artifact collection. The extensive permanent exhibition highlights key events and defining moments in Canada’s military history.
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.