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Diefenbaker Canada Centre

101 Diefenbaker Pl, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B8, Canada
+1 306-966-8384
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Excellent small museum for an intriguing Canadian Prime Minister

During a key period in Canadian history from the late '50's to early 60's, Canada had John George... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Little known gem

Diefenbaker centre is located on the grounds of the University of Saskatchewan , on the banks of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Judy M
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Saskatoon, Canada
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101 Diefenbaker Pl, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

During a key period in Canadian history from the late '50's to early 60's, Canada had John George Diefenbaker at its head. This museum does an excellent job in its permanent display in covering the highlights of that time, and some of the significant decisions...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Diefenbaker centre is located on the grounds of the University of Saskatchewan , on the banks of the river. The historical displays are well put together and informative. Easy to access and it is free.

1  Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great overview of Diefenbaker's life before and during his political career. The museum consisted of easy to follow information boards and a collection of artifacts. There is also a re-creation of his office in Ottawa, which includes Sir John A. MacDonald's desk from when he...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is a must see for any Canadian history buff, or any Canadian for that matter. Filled with tons of cool exhibits, you get to experience the reign of John G Diefenbaker and his great accomplishments, after you can check out the campus of...More

1  Thank demolitionrob
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Another great free attraction. Nestled on the banks of the South Saskatchewan river and just on the edge of the UofS campus, this is a great spot to visit, lots of history and some rotating as well as permanent displays. Dief and Olive are actually...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2016

John G. Diefenbaker was truly a servant to Canada!His story is just one small chapter of our unique Canadian history and it should be on the bucket-list of all who visit Saskatoon.Situated in the University of Saskatchewan campus setting offering splendid views of the North...More

Thank daluguy
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Still haven't forgiven him for cancelling the arrow fighter program but this museum is actually well done. Lots of diverse displays and things to touch and look at.

Thank Brad S
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

What a tribute to our prime minister very lovely. Staff greet you warmly . Lots of artifacts giving history and shows how great he was to Canada

Thank Marie J
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Huge parking lot on the USask campus. Interesting tribute to a flawed man and Prime Minister. Easy to do picnic along the river on the nearby Meewasin trail system

1  Thank Wade1958
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

A short visit gave me a much better idea of who Diefenbaker was and what he contributed to Canada. The displays were well made and hospitality by the two staff onsite was especially warm.

2  Thank Linda L
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