Up to date information on the comings and goings in The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum. Also a behind the scenes look at how the museum operates and how the museum team is working after our capacity expansion project to which grew our capacity from 60 to 420 in July 2010!

Love Under Cover: A Bunker Valentine's Day event

Posted by Programs Manager On 15:51

Hoping to find love under cover? You might want to come to the bunker this February 14th as the Diefenbunker hosts its very first Valentine's Day event. There will be a lovely meal catered by local favourite, The Cheshire Cat Pub, and specialty chocolates handcrafted for us by the chocolatier at The Swan. We will also be showing a Cold War love story film, and even have a pop-up boutique where you can purchase something for your special someone!

Single, but still think it sounds like a great event to attend? Come on out and join others at the mixer table, who knows, maybe you will find love in a hopeless place!!

Call us at 613-839-0007 to make inquiries or reservations, hope to see you there for love under cover!

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Rex Zero Author Named to the Order of Canada

Posted by Programs Manager On 10:53

On Friday, December 30, Perth-based author Tim Wynne-Jones was named to the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston.

Tim is the author of many children's books, including the Rex Zero series. The Rex Zero series, set in 1960s Ottawa, gives us a picture of the life of a young boy in Cold War era Canada. The books are the centre of the Diefenbunker's elementary school workshops and the inspiration behind our Rex Zero Headquarters, an interactive exhibition and classroom on our 400 level.

We have worked in collaboration with Tim Wynne-Jones on creating this space and many children's events based around his wonderful books.

The Diefenbunker would like to extend a huge congratulations to Tim!

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