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Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory.
Visitors can peer through a submarine periscope, browse the personal stories of Canadians through an interactive digital Mural of Honour, or take in a contemporary art exhibition. Outdoor displays include armoured vehicles, tanks, a fighter jet, and twisted metal from the World Trade Center.
The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. The museum is a short drive south of downtown. Visitors can take Crowchild Trail to Flanders Avenue and head east. Turn right onto Amiens Road and follow the signs.
In commemoration of the First World War Centennial, TMM will host travelling exhibitions, lectures, and special events throughout 2014. Check us out on Facebook and Twitter at TMM_YYC to get up to date on the latest news.
January 22 to March 7, 2014
Founder's Gallery Exhibition | Forging a Nation: Canada Goes to War
Canada’s sacrifices and contributions to the First World War changed Canadian history and shaped Canadian national identity. Forging A Nation: Canada Goes to War illustrates the remarkable events of WWI and the following 100 years of conflict, portraying the experiences of ordinary Canadians who endured the extraordinary.
January 22, 2014
Reopening of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum.
See the history of this storied regiment.
The Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, or the Patricia's as they're commonly known, were forged in the First World War and have fought in every Canadian conflict since. Visitors are encouraged to check out their newly renovated gallery and see the history of this storied regiment.
Wild Rose Overseas: Albertans in the Great War
This exhibit will explore each of the major units from Alberta and will follow their experiences from training in Canada, to fighting in the trenches, to being demobilized. There will also be a focus on each of the major battles that Albertans were involved with. The exhibit will comprise most of The Founders’ Gallery (3500 square feet) and will include high level artifacts from TMM, the Glenbow Museum and other museums and private collections. As with all exhibits in The Founders’ Gallery, this exhibit will include a mix of art and artifacts, with an emphasis on 3D artifacts, but will include important art, such as watercolours and sketches by Inglis Sheldon-Williams.
The exhibit will run from July to December 2014.
The TMM Winter Lecture Series (Ongoing)
All lectures begin at 7:00 PM and are preceded by cocktails at 6:00 PM. Admission is $10.
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