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Canadian War Museum

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Ranked #4 in Ottawa Must-Visit Museums
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Closed Today Open on Thu,9:00am-7:00pm;Open on Wed, Fri-Sun,9:00am-4:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time:1-2 hours
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1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, CanadaMap

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Children like it very much. There are many items that children have always wanted to see, weapons, tools, cars and so on during the war. It’s interesting, it’s well preserved and the introduction is clear

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Introduction

The Canadian War Museum is a larger local museum that collects war items and materials, and is one of the three most important war art collection venues in the world. Display of today's very advanced weapons, sound and light equipment, weapons from the early Indian defense warfare to the weapons, military uniforms of the First and Second World Wars, and physical display of the combat readiness of the three armies, as well as various types of fighter planes, tanks, bullets, needles Even the emergency medical equipment in the war zone uses sounds and images to make its display vivid and colorful. The architectural style of the museum is very distinctive. The overall building gradually rises to the east to form the shape of a ship's head, which resembles a mighty warship heading east. There are four main exhibition halls among the eight halls in the museum. World War II" exhibition hall. The two big screens show some real scenes of the European battlefield and the Asia-Pacific battlefield during World War II. On the wall of the exhibition hall are some pictures and historical materials. One of them is a Japanese soldier raising a sword and slashing at a prisoner of war who was kneeling on the ground, blindfolded and his hands tied; another picture is a group of Japanese soldiers holding hands. The bayonet lance was stabbing unarmed prisoners of war.
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