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Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum is a four-storey Cold War bunker built to protect the government from a nuclear attack on Ottawa. Once top-secret, this underground facility is now open year-round. Free 30-minute tours in French and English by reservation only. Please visit in early May to reserve your space.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

3929 Carp Road
Carp, Ontario
Telephone: 613-839-0007


Year built: 1959-61
Building type: Attraction, Historical landmark, Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday June 1 – Sunday June 2, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum 3929 Carp Road