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Atomic Love

February 10, 2024, 7:00 pm10:30 pm

Atomic Love is returning to the Diefenbunker! Discover uncorked vintages, 75 feet underground, as you sip and savour delectable wine and cheese pairings on a special interactive tour of our impressive four-storey underground Cold War communications headquarters.

Enjoy noires notes and nuclear nectars on this perfect Valentine’s date night or evening out with friends, while immersing yourself in our one-of-a-kind museum and national historic site as you journey through the Bank of Canada Vault, War Cabinet Room, and more.

Individual: $80.00
– Six wine and cheese pairings
– Cocktail snacks, coffee, and tea
– Access to full cash bar

Designated Driver: $50.00
– Six cheese plates
– Cocktail snacks, coffee, and tea
– Two drink tickets for non-alcoholic beverages
– Access to non-alcoholic beverages at the cash bar

Looking for something extra sweet? When you purchase your tickets before February 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET, you can choose to add on a box of handmade chocolates. Four chocolate truffles are thoughtfully crafted by a local chocolatier at The Swan at Carp, and are gluten- and nut-free.

Event Details
6:30 p.m. Doors open to guests.
7:00 p.m. First pairing begins in the historic Cafeteria space.
7:20 p.m. Four additional pairings are served by sommeliers at stops on a guided tour of the museum.
9:20 p.m. Guests are invited back to the Cafeteria for the final pairing.
10:30 p.m. Event ends.

All guests are welcome to take pictures in our Valentine’s themed photo booth, and they can also enjoy tasteful tunes to cleanse the palate in between tasting destinations. Single roses will also be available for purchase, and you can try one of our specialty themed cocktails at the cash bar.

Wines are thoughtfully selected and served by the local Savvy Company and KIN Vineyards.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Ticket sales close on Thursday, February 8 at 11:59 p.m. ET.


Wine and cheese sit on a desk in the Diefenbunker's War Cabinet Room for the museum's Atomic Love event. Guests smile for photo in the Diefenbunker's Cafeteria while attending the museums' Atomic Love event.

Wine corks spell out the word "LOVE" in the Diefenbunker's Cafeteria for the museum's Atomic Love event. Wine and cheese sit on a table in the Diefenbunker's OSAX for the museum's Atomic Love event.


February 10, 2024
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum
3929 Carp Road
Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0 Canada
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