Welcome to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum!
Built to protect the Canadian government from nuclear attack, this once-secret underground bunker is now a museum and National Historic Site of Canada.
Diefenbunker, Canada's Cold War Museum mandate: To increase throughout Canada and the world, interest in and a critical understanding of the Cold War, by preserving the Diefenbunker as a national historic site, and operating a Cold War Museum.
Our new vision:
By showcasing/championing Canada's preparedness to secure the seat of government during the Cold War, the Diefenbunker creates this country's most unique learning environment for present and future generations to better understand one of the most critical times in the world's history.
The shared values of the Diefenbunker are the fundamental foundation for all that it preserves, collects, presents and interprets. We value: