- PRESS RELEASE (Mar 3, 2023) – Two new permanent exhibitions honour Inuit and other stories from Canada’s Cold War history
PRESS RELEASE (Oct 2022) – 2022 Artist-in-Residence exhibition opens at the Diefenbunker
- NEWS RELEASE (Jul 2022) – Government of Canada supports upgrades at Canada’s Cold War Museum
- PRESS RELEASE (Mar 2022) – Diefenbunker announces Christos Pantieras as its 2022 Artist-in-Residence
- STATEMENT (Mar 2022) – Diefenbunker statement in solidarity with Ukraine
- PRESS RELEASE (Nov 2021) – Diefenbunker awarded $104,600 in provincial funding to support operations
- PRESS RELEASE (Nov 2021) – 2021 Artist-in-Residence exhibition opens at the Diefenbunker
- NEWS RELEASE – Government of Ontario (Oct 2021) – Ontario Supporting Non-Profits through the Community Building Fund
- PRESS RELEASE (Jun 2021) – The Diefenbunker announces Mairi Brascoupé as its 2021 Artist-in-Residence
- PRESS RELEASE – $400,000 from the Canadian Experiences Fund to Help Improve Visitor Experience at Canada’s Cold War Museum
- NEWS RELEASE – Government of Ontario (Dec 2020) – The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum and National Historic Site will undergo important renovations and revitalization of its facilities
In the News
- Nunatsiaq News (Mar 2023) – Cold War museum exhibit looks at legacy of DEW Line, impact on Inuit
- Marriott Bonvoy Traveler (Mar 2023) – Is Ottawa Canada’s Capital of Fun? Bring the Family to the City’s Hottest Summer Events
- Le Droit (Mar 2023) – Un regard moins colonial au Diefenbunker
- Corporate Vision 2023 Canadian Business Awards (Mar 2023) – Most Unique Immersive Canadian Heritage Visitor Attraction – Ontario
- CBC Radio’s Fresh Air (Mar 2023) – A museum exhibit looking at the impact of the DEW Line
- West Carleton Online (Mar 2023) – Diefenbunker archives voices from the bunker’s active duty history
- TV5MONDE, AFP (Feb 2023) – Au Canada, le conflit ukrainien ravive les fantômes de la Guerre froide
- RTL Luxembourg, AFP (Feb 2023) – Canadians fearing nuclear apocalypse flock to visit Cold War bunker
- The Urbanist (Feb 2023) – Tall Stories Podcast Episode 345: The Diefenbunker, Ottawa
- CBC Gem (Feb 2023) – Son of a Critch S2 | E7 The Perfect Storm (scenes filmed at the Diefenbunker)
- Ottawa Tourism Insider Blog (Feb 2023) – March Break activities in Ottawa
- West Carleton Online (Jan 2023) – Diefenbunker celebrating 25 years in 2023
- The New York Times (New York, Europe, Asia) (Jan 2023) – Inside a Nuclear War Bunker Built to Save Canada’s Leaders
- West Carleton Online (Jan 2023) – 2023 Ottawa Awards packed with WC talent
- Reddit (Jan 2023) – What fantastic tourist activities are Ottawa locals likely not trying out specifically because they are billed as tourist activities?
- Canada’s History (Jan 2023) – The Blast Doors Are Open
- The Ottawa South Community Association Review (Jan 2023) – Questions of identity: Two art exhibitions
- West Carleton Online (Nov 2022) – Diefenbunker’s artist-in-residence leading tour Dec. 11
- West Carleton Online (Nov 2022) – Diefenbunker upgrades lighting with summer funding
CTV News Ottawa (Oct 2022) – Halloween returns in full form
- CityNews (Oct 2022) – Toddlers’ Halloween Hunt is back at Diefenbunker Museum
- Rogers TV (Oct 2022) – The Diefenbunker’s Artist-in-Residence Program
- Le Droit (Oct 2022) – Une expo parano sur l’homosexualité dans les profondeurs du Diefenbunker
- Reader’s Digest Canada (Jul 2022) – 10 Quirky Museums Across Canada
- Capital Current (Jul 2022) – Selfies with a mammoth: Ottawa museums test drive augmented reality as a way to grab visitors and viewers
- CTV News (Jul 2022) – Diefenbunker gets money for upgrades
- CBC News (Jul 2022) – Take a tour of the Diefenbunker Museum ahead of its upcoming renovation
- CBC Radio All in a Day with Alan Neal (Jul 2022) – Telling Canada’s Cold War history from an Inuit perspective
- Ottawa Citizen (Jul 2022) – Diefenbunker to get $600k facelift
- West Carleton Online (Jul 2022) – Diefenbunker recipient of $600,000 federal grant
- Ottawa Business Journal (Jul 2022) – FedDev funds to fuel a refresh at Diefenbunker museum in Carp
- OttawaStart (Jul 2022) – Federal funds to support visitor experience, accessibility upgrades at Diefenbunker Museum
- Office of Jenna Sudds, M.P. for Kanata—Carleton (Jul 2022) – Announcing upgrades to Canada’s Cold War Museum
- Museum Next (May 2022) – 6 museums successfully cementing relationships with their audiences
- Narcity Toronto (May 2022) – 7 Huge Attractions In Ontario That Claim To Be The Biggest In Canada Or Even The World
- The Globe and Mail (Apr 2022) – Feeling cooped up? Families can stretch their legs – and their minds – at these Ottawa museums
- Conde Nast Traveler (Apr 2022) – Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Ottawa, Canada
- BNS News (Mar 2022) – Best Summer Camps in Ottawa for 2022
- Getting On Travel (Mar 2022) – Offbeat sites and quirky museums in the Americas
- Atlas Obscura – 23 Places to Relive the Cold War
- GlobeNewswire (Nov 2021) – Ontario Museum Association Announces Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients
- CBC News Ottawa (Jul 2021) – Algonquin artist in residence seeks to blur borders of Diefenbunker maps
- CTV Ottawa Morning Live (Jul 2021) – New Diefenbunker Artist in Residence
- CTV News Ottawa – Diefenbunker Ready for Visitors
- CTV News Ottawa – Diefenbunker to offer virtual tours
- CBC News (Dec 2020) – Over $1M in funding going to the Diefenbunker Museum for ‘crucial’ upgrades
- CBC News (Dec 2020) – Diefenbunker Museum gets $1.1M for ‘crucial upgrades’
- (Dec 2020) – Diefenbunker Announcement
- CBC Ottawa (Mar 2020) – Diefenbunker still needs $3M for repairs
- CTV News (Mar 2020) – The Capital’s most famous Cold War relic is getting a high priced upgrade
- West Carleton Online (Mar 2020) – Diefenbunker Receives $400,000 Grant
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