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A historic Cold War bunker turned museum providing visitors with a unique insight into Canada's preparedness for nuclear attacks and espionage.
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Ever wonder what life would be like if a nuclear conflict broke out during the Cold War? Built from 1959 to 1961, the Diefenbunker Museum
is a chilling look at a real four-story underground bunker in rural Ottawa. Originally designed to shelter top government officials in the wake of a nuclear attack, it’s now a national historic site and operates as a museum. The tours take you through living quarters, government work spaces, and military spaces filled with vintage maps and first-generation computers. You can even view the designated Prime Minister’s Suite, the War Cabinet, and the Bank of Canada Vault.
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