Exhibits & Events


Join our guides or use our audio/video players to tour this once secret bunker! Live Cold War history by visiting the place where Canada’s government would have come in time of nuclear war.

Tours of this unique facility take visitors through a time warp to 1960s era government rooms, living quarters and cryptographic areas. Visitors enjoy a guided tour of the entire bunker, over 100,000 square feet in size, four storeys underground. Some of the focal points will include the Prime Minister’s suite, the War Cabinet Room, the CBC Radio studio, the Bank of Canada vault, and the Emergency Government Situation Centre.

The museum is open to the general publictourist and school groups. Please click on the options on the left-hand bar to find out more about how you can visit us and what you’ll find here.

Filming and Photography

Photography is permitted in the museum. Please note: flash photography, video and sound recording are not permitted in the museum.

We do offer private filming and photography at an additional cost. Please direct inquiries to Kelly at 613-839-0007 x227.

Overnight Stays

No overnight stays are permitted at this time.

There’s lots more to do at the Diefenbunker than your guided tour. We offer a wide variety of programs and activities for families, history and movie buffs, and those who just can’t get enough bunker!