Canada s cold war museum.
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September 18 1895 august 16 1979 was the 13th prime minister of canada serving from 1957 to 1963 between 1930 and 1979 he was the only federal progressive conservative pc or tory leader to lead the party to an election victory doing so three times although only once with a majority of seats in the house.
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For the best experience give yourself at least one hour to explore the diefenbunker.
We suggest at least 1 hour to explore the museum.
With its extraordinary engineering and architectural features the diefenbunker is a poignant reminder of one of the most turbulent periods of modern history.
Please plan accordingly and arrive during your specified time.
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Diefenbunker canada s cold war museum is delighted to announce it has been awarded the safetravels stamp.
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Broadcasting live from a real underground cold war nuclear bunker we take you on a journey into ways your life can improve.
Fortunately officials of west carleton township urged on by a group of local volunteers took a good look at the potential of the facility from the viewpoint of its historic value.
The diefenbunker is one of the most unique educational sites in canada.
The original plan seems to have been to strip the building of anything useful and then seal it.
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The safe travels stamp is an international symbol designed to allow travellers to recognize governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene standardized protocols so consumers can experience safe travels.
It began operation in 1961 and was nick named the diefenbunker after the prime minister of the time.
Wednesday to sunday 10 00 am 4 00 pm y our admission ticket is valid for a two hour block.
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Come visit the museum with your class or school tour group and let participants experience the complexities of the cold war first hand tours of the diefenbunker allow students to immerse themselves in the cold war and experience canadian history from a perspective unlike any other.
The purpose of the bunker was to house key members of the government and military in the event of a nuclear attack on canada.
The four storey 100 000 square foot bunker was constructed using 32 000 cubic yards of concrete and 5 000 tons of steel.
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The communications centre was manned 24 hours a day from 1961 until it was decommissioned when canadian forces station.
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