Canadian War Museum: November 2022

October 31, 2022

On Friday, November 11, the Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission will be free, but a timed ticket is required.


Remembrance Path

November 5 to 13

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., until 7 p.m. on Thursday

Throughout the Museum

Reading Nook

November 5, 6, 10, 11 and 12

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., until 7 p.m. on Thursday

LeBreton Gallery

A comfortable place for families to explore themes of war, conflict and loss through books.

Follow the Museum’s Remembrance Path and discover how the message of remembrance is shared through artifacts, personal stories, and even the architecture of the Canadian War Museum itself.

The World Remembers
 November 5 to 11 
Museum opening hours

As part of Remembrance Day commemoration activities, the Canadian War Museum will host The World Remembers, a visual projection that presents the names of more than 4,200,000 military personnel from both sides of the First World War, who died between 1914 and 1922.

Indigenous Veterans Day 2022 – Film Screening and Discussion

November 8

From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Free via Zoom

Registration required

Join us for a screening of Homecoming Song, followed by a discussion that explores stories, experiences and perspectives related to the service and sacrifice of Indigenous veterans across Canada.

The World Remembers Interactive Kiosk

November 8 to 11

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Military History Research Centre

Visitors to the Museum are invited to explore The World Remembers kiosk located in the Museum’s Military History Research Centre.

Researching Family Military History: How to Start

November 15 at 1 p.m. (EST) – in English only – Register

November 16 at 1 p.m. (EST) – in French only – Register 

Live via Zoom

This session explains the research methods, tools and resources used by the Canadian War Museum’s Military History Research Centre to help people learn more about family members by exploring their military service.



Remembrance Day Ceremony Broadcast

At 10 a.m., LeBreton Gallery (in English)

At 10:30 a.m., Barney Danson Theatre (in French)

Gather to watch the broadcast of the official Remembrance Day Ceremony from the National War Memorial.

Memorial Hall Visitation and Livestream

At 10:40 a.m.

Tickets available at 9 a.m.

Memorial Hall

On Remembrance Day, at exactly 11 a.m., sunlight shines through a single window in Memorial Hall to frame the headstone representing Canada’s Unknown Soldier. 

The Response – Up Close and Fascinating

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Royal Canadian Legion Hall of Honour

Throughout the Museum

Using a set of close-looking cards, locate figures on the maquette of the National War Memorial. Then, examine a selection of reproduction uniform pieces and learn about the different ways Canadians have served in war.  

Witness to History
From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Throughout the Museum 

Veterans, expert civilians, and currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces will share their stories and experiences throughout the Museum on Remembrance Day.

In Their Own Voices: Stories From Canadian Veterans and Their Families

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


The team behind In Their Own Voiceswants to hear from veterans and their loved ones! This project builds on the War Museum’s already impressive collection of oral histories with a unique focus that captures how veterans transitioned back to civilian life. Visit the kiosk to learn more.

Research a Service Person

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Military History Research Centre

Learn how to use wartime documentation, modern publications, art, photos, newspapers, and more to discover an individual’s wartime service and experiences.


Legion National Foundation’s Poster and Literary Contest Winners 2022

Until October 15, 2023
Lobby (near the Gift Shop)

Each year, students across the country submit artwork, poetry and essays to the Legion National Foundation’s Annual Poster and Literary Contest. This year, the Canadian War Museum is proud to exhibit the winning entries — eight posters and two literary pieces.