Accessibility

The Diefenbunker Museum is located at 3929 Carp road, Ottawa (Carp) ON and is on unceded and unsurrendered Indigenous land.

 

Physical Barriers

We at the Diefenbunker Museum are committed to accommodating your needs to the best of our abilities. We acknowledge that there are pre-existing barriers within our building such as ledges, lips, and stairs that may make it difficult to access some rooms. A wheelchair is available for use upon request.
We welcome inquiry, feedback and resources regarding accessibility and accessibility improvement by phone 613-839-0007.

Washrooms

*Please be advised that our accessible washroom is currently closed and under construction! We’re expanding and excited to announce that new, modern washrooms will be coming soon! We apologize for any inconvenience.

400 Level – Main (Top) Floor
There are two washrooms on the 400 level of the museum. The first is an accessible, gender-neutral washroom. The second is a women’s washroom that requires going up 3 steps in order to access.

300 Level
There are two washrooms on the 300 level of the museum. The men’s washroom, located beside “A” stairwell is a single stall room without barriers. The second is a women’s washroom, located in the “women’s quarters” and requires going up 3 steps in order to access.

200 Level
There are two washrooms on the 200 level of the museum. The men’s washroom is located beside the cafeteria and requires going up 3 steps in order to access. The women’s washroom is a single stall room and is located in “B” stairwell. It requires going up 3 steps in order to access.

100 Level
There are no washrooms on the 100 level.

Transportation

Please note that the Diefenbunker Museum is not available by bus.

Parking: The Diefenbunker Museum has on site parking and is completely free. There is accessible parking to the left of the front doors and overflow parking just before the library.

Language Barriers

All Diefenbunker staff can write and speak fluently in English. Individual staff are available who speak French. We offer audio tours which are available in English and French.