2018 Bunker Blog

Twas’ the Night Before Grinchmas

Twas' the night before Grinchmas and all through the bunker,Not a creature was stirring from their deep nightly slumber.All the staff had gone home, and all gone to bed,With visions of tomorrows activities in their heads! The presents had...

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Diefenbunker Introduces new Visitor Experience Manager

Our team is ever growing and last week we welcomed Courtney to our team! Courtney has ten years experience working in the museum and heritage sectors. During her Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Studies in England,  she curated a...

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Livin’ the Guide Life

This week the Diefenbunker family welcome two new members to the team: Kat and Mat! Kat and Mat have both joined our team as Diefenbunker guides and will be guiding you on your next tour! We asked them both to write a few words on what their...

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Artifact by Air

The Diefenbunker Museum always has exciting things going on underground, but this past Thursday we shook things up and had a little fun above ground!For many years now a large artifact has remained off property in a farmer's field. This...

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100 years ago, the guns fell silent.

100 years ago, the guns fell silent, on November 11th, 1918. The final shot of the First World War rang out and for the first time in 4 years the fields were silent. Across the world, millions of people held their breath as they waited to...

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Artifacts and Archives: Behind the Scenes

This week we introduced a new member to our team: Grant! He’s our new Development Assistant! Here’s a few words about his first week. “My first week at the bunker has been outstanding! Everyone was very welcoming and extremely friendly. I...

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There’s been an incident at the Bunker.

There’s been an incident at the bunker. The following message was left on a computer by our Communications Coordinator, Teigan. It is dated Saturday, October 12th at 1:43am. She was last seen at 3:54pm on October 11th.“I don’t want to alarm anyone, but...

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Thankful for Freedom: A Cold War Thanksgiving

This weekend in Canada is Thanksgiving! In just 6 weeks our neighbours to south will be celebrating this holiday as well. Across North America millions of people will be consuming turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries and whatever else...

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2018 Blog

Twas’ the Night Before Grinchmas
Diefenbunker Introduces new Visitor Experience Manager
Livin’ the Guide Life
Artifact by Air
Snow Day? S’No Problem! Strengthen your spy skills with these at home crafts!
100 years ago, the guns fell silent.
Artifacts and Archives: Behind the Scenes
"The mountains opened, and two missiles appeared into the sky.”
There’s been an incident at the Bunker.
Thankful for Freedom: A Cold War Thanksgiving
Dash for Survival: Olympian Edition
Welcome to the Undead Army
Unconventional Spaces: Renting the Diefenbunker
Igor Gouzenko: The Anniversary of his Defection
75 feet under: Behind-the-Scenes in the Machine Room
EIGHT: Arrival
SEVEN: Renewed Topographics
SIX: The Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex
FIVE: Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
FOUR: Mt. Rushmore and the greatness of hope
THREE: The Power of the Atom – Idaho’s Experimental Breeder Reactor I
Who needs Vesper, when you have Moores?
TWO: Wendover Airfield – Home of the Enola Gay
ONE: Bye Bye Blackbirds – Cold War Relics in the Californian Desert
Prologue: Destination Ottawa (via Tucson and Calexico)
Spy Camp Week 1: The Art of Espionage
Diefenbunker Appoints a New Executive Director
Adventures from the Coldest Part of the Cold War- ONLY 2 DAYS AWAY!!
Marc Adornato’s Ruined Landscapes- Opening April 5, 2018 at the Bunker!
Mission Report- Easter at the Bunker
March 14 is Pi Day!
Introducing Agent ‘H’
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