Introducing Agent ‘H’

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Welcome to Spy Camp!

Is your child spy material? Do they ever notice things others have overlooked? Find riddles and codes to be no challenge at all? The Diefenbunker is offering a chance to perfect those spy skills by training young spies all summer long. Spy Camp gives campers the opportunity to complete week-long missions while training to obtain the mysterious status of a Bunker Agent. Every week there … Continue reading Welcome to Spy Camp!

Springing forward at the Diefenbunker

Can you believe it’s nearly April?  This past month flew by so quickly for us here at the Museum.  With two weeks of steady family visits during the Quebec and Ontario March breaks, and a sold out week of Spy Camp, we have happily had our hands quite full.  Now, we’re looking forward to the many great programs and events we have planned over the coming months: … Continue reading Springing forward at the Diefenbunker

So much to do at the Diefenbunker this fall!

The Diefenbunker has something to offer everyone this fall so plan to join us in Carp in the coming weeks. For the art lover, Breaking Barriers continues to January 31, 2015.  Organized in partnership with One World Dialogue, the exhibition explores the lessons of breaking barriers and the symbolism of the Berlin Wall in its efforts for peace.  Come and see how the Bank of Canada … Continue reading So much to do at the Diefenbunker this fall!

Breaking Barriers at the Diefenbunker by Rohini Bhalla, Founder – One World Dialogue

On September 20, 2014, One World Dialogue, in collaboration with the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, present the exhibition Breaking Barriers. This exhibition is the second the two organizations have collaborated on to mark International Peace Day (September 21). While this is the fourth year One World Dialogue continues to build this exhibition around Peace Day and working with the arts community in Ottawa for … Continue reading Breaking Barriers at the Diefenbunker by Rohini Bhalla, Founder – One World Dialogue

Farewell to our amazing team from the summer of 2014!

With Labour Day weekend just days away, we at the Diefenbunker are preparing to bid farewell to an impressive group of young people who kept the Bunker running smoothly throughout the busy summer months.  They tackled specially assigned projects; led secret missions over nine action-packed weeks of Spy Camp; greeted and toured the masses every day of the summer; and hosted innumerable Bunker birthday parties on weekends.  Not to mention … Continue reading Farewell to our amazing team from the summer of 2014!

Designs to Commemorate the Victims of Communism, by Henriette Riegel – Executive Director, Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending a public consultation organized by the Department of Canadian Heritage to view the design concepts of the six finalists for the creation of the National Memorial to Victims of Communism: Canada, a Land of Refuge. Each finalist presented a concept board, a maquette, and a sample of materials, as well as other visual aids like digital walk-throughs. We had the opportunity … Continue reading Designs to Commemorate the Victims of Communism, by Henriette Riegel – Executive Director, Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum