The Museum will close at noon on the following dates for The Haunted Walk Ottawa’s special Halloween program, Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Invasion:
- Saturday, October 10th
- Saturday, October 17th
- Saturday, October 24th
- Sunday, October 25th
- Saturday, October 31st
- Sunday, November 1st
If you were planning a visit these afternoons, we apologize for the inconvenience. Please join us in the morning or take part in our Zombie Adventure instead!
Ottawa’s Most Unique Historical Site
The Diefenbunker is a four-story, 300 room, 100,000 square foot underground bunker, and was meant to house 535 Canadian government officials and military officers in the event of a nuclear war. Shrouded in mystery, the Diefenbunker, nicknamed after then Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, was designed and built in secrecy during the crest of Cold War fear, between 1959 and 1961. The name of the facility was given by a Toronto Star journalist who exposed a story of its development. Want to know more? Visit us for a tour!
Watch our teaser trailer for a quick peek into our underground bunker! Thanks Ottawa Tourism for the great video!