The Military Museums

The Military Museums of Alberta is a museum complex located in Calgary, Alberta, dedicated to the preservation and display of Canada's military history.

At The Military Museums in Alberta, visitors can explore a variety of military history-related exhibitions and activities. The museum consists of three main exhibition buildings: the West Memorial Building, the East Memorial Building, and the General Store. In the West Memorial Building, visitors can explore the history of the Canadian military from the First World War to present day. Exhibits include artifacts, weapons, uniforms, and other military memorabilia. In the East Memorial Building, visitors can learn about the roles of the Canadian Forces in various wars, including the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The General Store features military gifts, books, and other souvenirs.

In addition to the exhibitions, The Military Museums also offers a variety of educational programs and activities. These include lectures and workshops, guided tours, and military re-enactments. The museum also hosts special events such as parades, honour ceremonies, and remembrance days. Additionally, The Military Museums is home to the Canadian Forces Base Calgary and the Canadian Forces Base Suffield.

The Military Museums is open year-round and admission is free.

How to get to The Military Museums

Facilities at The Military Museums

  • Permanent and temporary galleries
  • Aircraft, armored vehicles, and weapons displays
  • Educational programs
  • Special events and exhibitions
  • Research library
  • Gift shop
  • CafĂ©
  • Touring exhibits
  • Outdoor memorials
  • Movie theater