The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum was built during the Cold War as an emergency underground bunker. The bunker was built to protect incase of a Nuclear attack and still reminds the world about coming in close proximity to a Nuclear tragedy during 1963.
See the underground facility that consist of an informative collection of archives, blueprints, photos, sculptures and a library that shows you just how critical the situation was during the 1960’s.
- For Freedom and Independence and Hungarian Exodus’ exhibits that convey the story of how young leaders took center-stage to fight for freedom and how the country embraced 37,000 Hungarian Refugees.
- Adults: $14.00 + HST
- Seniors: $13.00 + HST
- Students: $10.00 + HST
- Youth (6-18): $8.00 + HST
- Family rate (2 adults, 5 youth): $40.00 + HST
- Children 5 and under are free!
- Box Office Hours: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
- By Bus: Juanita / Snelgrove
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car/ Bicycle.
- On foot
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We did the escape "room" at the Diefenbunker and had a blast! I put room in quotes because you have to escape the floor, not just a room. Group of 11 split into 3 teams (playing together, not against each other). Everyone had a lot of fun. It's a very cool place. I'll definitely be back for a museum tour.
Cool place. Some really well done exhibits. Not really for small children (there's a lot of history), and I wished you could see more of the lower levels. The bank vault is very cool. If you're claustrophobic, you may not do well.
I love this museum. One of my favorites. Went there many times and always discover something new. Last visit, my daughter had a b-day party there and it was a blast. Highly recommended.
Cool place. I heard they have escape rooms at night- sounds fun. Cannot confirm. Interesting history
Awesome museum, feels like you're transported right back to the 60s. A bit out of the way but definitely worth it! If you're in a retro mood and want to learn something, this is the place for you!