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
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
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
The Diefenbunker started off strong in 2014 with a new website, new initiatives and a new vision for the year. Winter escaped us underground, and now – Spring has sprung and we’re sprouting new events like the grass above. April will close with a clever Easter Egg Hunt in our 100,000 sq/ft venue (talk about rewarding when you find the golden [chocolate] eggs!) on Saturday … Continue reading Spring is in the air – even underground!
Yesterday marked a somber anniversary. Sixty-eight years ago today, on August 6, 1945, the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, on August 9, the second detonated on Nagasaki, Japan. This event often marks the end of the Second World War, and in many minds it is also the beginning of the Cold War. Today we begin our season of … Continue reading Today we begin our season of peace
Happy Birthday Canada! To celebrate we are offering a fun-filled day of activities at the Diefenbunker Museum. Come join us between 11:00am – 4:00pm for a great celebration. Did we mention that admission is FREE all day? What’s Happening at Bunker Take part in our Photo Scavenger Hunt and enter your family in to win a great prize For the kids (or the kid-in-you): Be sure … Continue reading Free Admission to the Diefenbunker on Canada Day!
The zombies have arrived! We have officially launched Zombie Season in the museum. Kelly Eyamie, our resident zombie expert, was feeling a bit lonely so we recruited over 40 zombie volunteers to help her out. Last weekend’s zombie training was a huge success, and everyone got to learn about zombie motion, gashes, and particularly zombie food (braaaaaiiiiiiins.) Kelly has kindly put up a Pinterest board … Continue reading Zombie Season at the Diefenbunker