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The Military Museums

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

Give yourself plenty of time here. The Regimental Museums of the Calgary Regiments alone will take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlnMarg
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Edmonton, Canada
Great dispalys

I was there on business so did not do the whole museum, but I was blown away by the quality of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Give yourself plenty of time here. The Regimental Museums of the Calgary Regiments alone will take a few hours, the RCAF exhibit is worth seeing, and the RCN collection is astounding. Along with the collection of Canadian military vehicles from various eras outside, there's now...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there on business so did not do the whole museum, but I was blown away by the quality of the displays.They are very well done, original weapons and material. You get a good feel for what it was like. Great for the family

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places in Canada view history history of The Canadian Armed Forces. It is a must see for young people there are guys that can explain the displays. It easily can be an all-day activity, so bring a lunch.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a visit to The Military Museums in Calgary and found them to be very interesting. The exhibits were very informative and I learned many new things. I did appreciate how the Military Museum included (on several occasions) the contributions made by women. There...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this museum a few months ago and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. It is a combination of army, navy and airforce history and the guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. If you are a fan of any kind of military history it is a...More

Thank Kerrie E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Son and i went to kill some time before our flight home and really enjoyed ourselves. Unfortunately we only had 2 hours and it wasn't enough. I will return!

Thank Tyler B
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Went in not expecting very much as my in-laws have lived in Calgary for 30+ years and had never been. I took my father in law and wow what an experience. Great place to visit and loads of stuff to see. An amazing time. Thank...More

Thank Jason B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This place is simply full of military history and artifacts. For someone who has never been to Canada this was a very insiteful museum to visit and get information. I loved that there was so many large vehicles there. Overall a great place to visit...More

Thank Ben D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I was hesitant to go to this museum as I am not a "war fan" person. But some friends visiting Calgary wanted to go. I must admit that I have missed for years a chance to visit a very interesting place. It is full not...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The place is pack of old artifacts from the WWI and II. Very interesting place to learn about our veterans as well as their firearms.Volunteers are their to help if you got a question.

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