Collection and Research

Discover stories, artifacts, and people of the past.

Our collection and research webpages provide resources from the Diefenbunker including:

  • a search of our collection
  • audio and video clips from oral histories
  • updates on original museum research into the Cold War and artifacts in our collection
  • resources for you to learn more about the Cold War and taking care of your own artifacts

Cold War resources

The Cold War was a critical period in recent world history that had implications for Canada and the world. Learn more about this history through the websites, publications, and institutions linked in our Cold War history resources section below.

In addition, many innovations out of the Cold War era involved the production of new materials and technologies. A lot of these materials can be found in your home and are at risk of deteriorating. Learn how to safeguard them in our collections resources section below.

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