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What's New at TMM :: Exhibits and Events

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Colborne’s Forces Benefit Concert, 23 June 2016

Calgary Flames forward Joe Colborne will host the inaugural Colborne’s Forces Benefit Concert on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at The Military Museums. The outdoor concert will feature country music groups Emerson Drive and George Canyon. All proceeds go to Support our Troops and The Military Museums Foundation. Please join us in this tribute to the Canadian Armed Forces.


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Join us on Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th as two thousand years of warfare come to life in scripted battles, authentic costumes, and a taste of poetic license.


The Founders' gallery

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Mapping a Cold War and The Cold Before The War are the current exhibitions on display in The Founders' Gallery.


The Cold War Exhibit

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The AFMSA Cold War Exhibit features three iconic aircraft, a F-86 Sabre, a CF-104 Starfighter and a CF-18 Hornet.


First World War Uniforms

The Victor Taboika Exhibit of First World War Uniforms is currently on display in the Cooper-Key Hall.

Permanent Exhibits at TMM

HMCS Huron Monument

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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.


World Trade Center Artifact

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On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, The Military Museums (TMM) unveiled a substantial World Trade Center artifact.

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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 artifact 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.


The Diaries of Doc Alexander

Searching for the story of the grandfather he never met, Rob Alexander began reading his grandfather’s Second World War journals as a young man. Click the link above to read more of Doc Alexander's journal.

Dr. Laurence Guy Alexander, known as Doc Alexander to most, lived and breathed in the world of medical care. The medical officer for the 14th Canadian Army Tank Battalion, he survived the Dieppe Raid and after the war he was the family doctor for many of the regiment’s members.


The Enigma Machine - A Brief History

The Naval Museum of Alberta

noun: e`nig´ma Pronunciation: ė`nĭg´må:

  1. A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.

  2. A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable puzzle.


The Enigma Machine

11 July 2010 - 2011 :: The Naval Museum of Alberta

noun: e`nig´ma Pronunciation: ė`nĭg´må:

  1. A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.
  2. A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable puzzle.