What's New at TMM :: Upcoming Events
In theatre with those who serve
13 May - 17 July 2013
In this upcoming exhibition in The Founders' Gallery, Seeing Soldiering, Vancouver artist Althea Thauberger invited the individuals depicted in her works to provide their own perspectives on what it means to serve in the military.
Opening Reception and Lecture: Thursday 16 May, 2013
TMM Summer Skirmish (Open House)
Sunday, 2 June, 2013 :: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This event features historical reenactments and FREE admission to the museum. This event runs all day and brings together various reenactment groups from western Canada. Gladiators, knights, and Viking warriors will team up with reenactors of the War of 1812, the Northwest Rebellion, and the Second World War to bring the community an authentic depiction of the history of warfare. Visit us at the photo booth to have your picture taken with an historic actor from your favorite period of Canadian history.
Thursday, 20 June 2013 :: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
The Summer Showcase is organized by The Military Museums Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that delivers education programs at The Military Museums. Funds raised from the Showcase will reach more than 14,500 students from K to 12 who tour the museums annually in organized groups.
Canada and the Korean War :: Founders Gallery
25 June - 30 November, 2013
Curated by Rory Cory, Senior Curator, The Military Museums This exhibit will detail the major battles that Canadians were involved in during the war in their context as a United Nations mission and as part of the Cold War, and stories of major Canadian units that served there. A key component of the exhibit will be audio and video interviews with Korean War veterans telling their stories in their own words. Some high profile artifacts relate to the Canadian commander of the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade, and the only individual taken prisoner from the air force.
War of 1812 Photo Booth
5 July - 14 July, 2013 :: All Day
Visit our booth at the Stampede grounds to have your photo taken with an historic figure from the War of 1812. We are located by the Canadian Forces display, beside the Saddledome.
Past, Present, and Future Motorcycle show
14 July 2013, Noon to 5 PM
Korean War Veterans Parade
27 July 2013, 10:30 AM to 11 AM
Please join us for the 60th anniversary of the Korean War ceasefire. The ceremony will take place in front of the Eternal Flame in front of the museum entrance.
Eleven Women Facing War :: Founders Gallery
Eleven Women Facing War tells eleven stories of women from conflict zones in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Colombia, the Balkans, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
8 August 2013 - 2 December 2013
Permanent Exhibits at TMM
The HMCS Huron Screw was unveiled at The Military Museums' on Sunday, 3 June 2012. The monument is dedicated to the men and women who worked in the boiler and engine rooms of the warships of the Royal Canadian Navy during the 20th Century.
On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, The Military Museums (TMM) unveiled a substantial World Trade Center artefact.
The 1,277 kilogram piece of exterior wall steel, gifted to TMM by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, is now positioned as a temporary outdoor display.
The artefact is located just west of the TMM’s main entrance and is also visible from Crowchild Trail SW. Please click the link above for more information on the WTC exhibit, and on how you can submit comments on the permanent installation.
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