2018 New Extended Hours
Monday to Friday
Museum hours: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Box Office Hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm (we stop selling admission tickets at 3:30pm sharp!)
Saturday and Sunday
Museum hours: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Box Office Hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm (we stop selling admission tickets at 4:00pm sharp!)
Closure Dates and Special Hours
January 1: CLOSED
First weekend in June – Doors Open: Guided tours by reservation only. No self guiding. No walk ups.
July 1: Special hours, 10:00am to 3:00pm (box office closes at 2:30pm)
December 24: CLOSED
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: CLOSED
December 31: Special hours, 10:00am to 3:00pm (box office closes at 2:30pm)
English Tours – After Labour Day weekend until June 30
Monday – Sunday: 11:00am and 2:00pm
French Tours – After Labour Day weekend until June 30
Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm
English Tours – Canada Day until Labour Day
Monday – Sunday: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm
French Tours – Canada Day until Labour Day
Daily: 2:00 pm
Space is limited, reservations are strongly recommended.
Call 613.839.0007 to reserve your spot in advance.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for your reservation to ensure time to process your admission.
For groups of 10 or more, visit our Group Tour page.
The Bunker loans out iPod audio guides year-round (free of charge).
Valid photo ID is required to borrow an audio guide.
**It is recommended that visitors bring their own headphones.**
Note: It takes one full hour to experience the Diefenbunker. We stop admitting visitors one half hour before the museum closes.
• On Statutory holidays, tours will follow the weekend schedule.
Parking is always free!
For those visiting with babies and young children
We encourage the use of baby slings or baby carriers as an alternative to strollers. Strollers may be used on each level, but unfortunately visitors with strollers will not have access to the elevator to move between floors.