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The Military Museums

4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5J4, Canada
+1 403-410-2340
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So educational

My husband and I are both retired and very much enjoyed our visit here. We loved how the museum is... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
A fitting tribute

These Museums honour Canada's service men and women from Canada's entry into WWI through to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Meredith C
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The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War ship's wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench, and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force, and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Youth 7-17 $4, Family $20, Children 6 and under are free. Free admission for veterans and Canadian Forces personnel. Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Weekends & Statutory Holidays 9:30 AM to 4 PM. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. TMM is a Canadian Forces tri-service history, heritage, art, research, and educational institution. It is composed of the following organizations: * Naval Museum of Alberta * Army Museum of Alberta * Air Force Museum of Alberta * Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Museum * Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives * The King's Own Calgary Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) Museum * The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Museum and Archives * The University of Calgary Military Museums Library and Archives. The Museum of the Regiments was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June 1990. The Queen Elizabeth II Atrium was dedicated to Her Majesty during the visit of Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh on 25 May 2005. The Military Museums was renamed “The Military Museums” (TMM) by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex during the visit of Her Royal Highness on 3 June 2006.TMM’s $18.5 million capital expansion and renovation has seen the facility grow from 52,000 sq ft to 104,000 sq ft, making it the second largest military museum in Canada. The expanded facility is now tri-service and includes the relocated Naval Museum of Alberta and the newly-created Air Force Museum of Alberta.TMM’s education programs are tied in with Alberta’s provincial education curriculum and have won both provincial and national awards of excellence.
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4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5J4, Canada
+1 403-410-2340
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are both retired and very much enjoyed our visit here. We loved how the museum is laid out in sections by events in history. They are so well depicted. The airplanes in the adjacent buildings are awesome too. The staff are...More

Thank christiner754
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

These Museums honour Canada's service men and women from Canada's entry into WWI through to intervention in Afghanistan. The displays and dioramas are superb. A unique feature is the gallery devoted to individual stories from a variety of heroes thus personalizing the sacrifices. People would...More

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited this museum in November 2016. The exhibits are so amazing how they copied like real ones. I dont have any family member who had been in the army but i greatly appreciate the heroes who served for their country.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Huge, organized, filled with history. Wander around the different exhibits to get a glimpse into our history. Such an inexpensive trip down the historical lane. The boys love all the weaponry.

Thank 2boyzlaxmom
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We spent a couple of hours in the Military Museum and found that was not enough time to see everything. My husband used to be in the Canadian Navy and really wanted to see the Supermarine Seafire which was on display in the Naval Museum....More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

My experience at the military museums was a very fun one. I had a chance to explore the outdoor planes and tanks as well as the exhibits inside. It is a very big building so bring running shoes so you are comfortable, lots of walking.

Thank SheldonZern
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Military Museums is an amalgam of different facilities in the same area that represent a variety of components of Canadian military history. The Museums' notional address is at 4520 Crowchild Trail SW, which is a main thoroughfare in Calgary, but the actual entrance is...More

Thank SeanOden
Reviewed 18 June 2017

What a gorgeous facility, beautifully appointed exhibits! Enjoyed the summer outdoor skirmish! Very knowledgeable employees and volunteers.

Thank Canukgal
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

What a Terrific Museum, I am so Happy I took time to go in in and explore, Great Life size Dioramas, Tanks , Armoured Cars , History , History and more History. If you go Calgary this is a must go to visit. One of...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Calgary was a unique player in World wars . Our soldiers contributed a substantial effort and they were parked / camped in Batalion park area . It is necessary our next generation realise the importance of wars and peace . especially in the wake of...More

Thank Gaucalgary
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