Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh Dicks Three people. 62 photographs. Twelve days. 3,550 miles. Santa Barbara to Ottawa. We’re here … Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum. Opposing Forces Exhibition Launch and Artist Talk | Thursday August 2, 7-9pm Come meet the artist, Brett Leigh Dicks, and learn about his collection of photographs on display in the Diefenbunker’s Vault. You’ll also be the first to … Continue reading EIGHT: Arrival
Bond: I already have a dinner jacket. Vesper: There are dinner jackets and then there are dinner jackets; this is the latter. And I need you to look like a man who belongs at that table. Bond: How… it’s tailored? Vesper: I sized you up the moment we met… We’re here to help you dress the part! We’ve partnered with Moores Clothing for Men for … Continue reading Who needs Vesper, when you have Moores?
The first week of Spy Camp was a blast! Our Spies-in-Training sharpened their espionage skills. This included: mastering obstacle courses learning Morse Code becoming skilled at how to properly disguise yourself when on a mission, and they even constructed a cardboard model robot hand! All their sleuthing culminated with the successful capture and consequent trial of the rogue Agent X. We’d love to train your … Continue reading Spy Camp Week 1: The Art of Espionage
The Diefenbunker team is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine McGuire as our new Executive Director for the museum. Christine has more than 13 years of experience in the museum and heritage sector here in Ottawa. Throughout her career, Christine has brought her creativity, drive and passion to redefining exhibitions and enhancing audience engagement. She is known for pushing the boundaries of experiential exhibitions … Continue reading Diefenbunker Appoints a New Executive Director
Classified: Top Secret Agent ‘X’: Status Report: Egg Hunt Training to Commence Reports around the Bunker confirm that Peter Cottontail codename “Easter Bunny” will be entering the Bunker on March 31, 2018. Reports confirm that he will be hiding special eggs which spies-in-training will be required to hunt. I understand that codename Easter Bunny will be attaching the special camouflaged eggs to parts of the … Continue reading Mission Report- Easter at the Bunker
First Mission Report from codename: Agent ‘H’ Continue reading Introducing Agent ‘H’
Father’s Day By: Julie Beun It’s not top secret and won’t involve any real commandos, but Operation Father’s Day will see the Diefenbunker overrun with the Royal Canadian Dragoons and some of the rarest Cold War vehicles ever seen. Aimed at both raising money for the Cold War museum and the Guild of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, the event will also feature an unprecedented display … Continue reading