Join us at The Military Museums for the screening of Peter Jackson's documentary film, 'They Shall Not Grow Old'. Through groundbreaking computer restoration technology, Peter Jackson's team creates a moving real-to-life depiction of the First World War, as never seen before in restored, vivid colorizing & re-timing of the film frames, in order to honour those who fought and more accurately depict this historical moment in world history. The screening will take place at The Naval Museum of Alberta
Date: Friday, 20 Sept 2019. Doors open at 6 pm, Film begins at 7 pm
Donations accepted at the door
Join us as we walk through Calgary's Currie Barracks to revisit the First World War through monuments named after the 14 battle honours from 1915-1917.
The 20th Century was shaped by the outcome of the First World War. Canada found its full stature as a nation on the battlefields of France and Belgium. Costly victories made Canada known and showed what the nation could do both in the field and on the industrial front. It is rewarding to revisit this War and see how it has influenced both military and political developments for a century after. It was in this context that women were given the vote. There will be opportunities to discuss the key issues of the war and the peace which followed. The walk is about 2.5 km, on the way you will visit 14 battle honours memorialized on interpretive plaques.
Date: Sunday, 22 Sept 2019. Please meet at The Military Museums' main entrance at 9:45 am. Walk begins at 10 am.
The Founders’ Gallery is dedicated to the exploration of human conflict worldwide through projects by local, international, historic, and contemporary artists that challenge viewers’ knowledge of and interaction with war.
The Military Museums annual lecture series is held Thursday evenings at The Military Museum from September until May.
Showcase for selected exhibits at The Military Museums.
Remembrance Day commemorations every November 11th.
A weekend of Viking raids, medieval duels and gladiatorial combat at the annual TMM Summer Skirmish.
Join Us for Family Day at The Military Museums.
Although the War Stories 1917 exhibit in the Founders' Gallery is now closed, artifacts and stories from this First World War exhibit are still on display in various locations around the museum.
Click here to explore more battles, stories and photos from 1917.
Fandoms Unite! Join us on Aug 17th, 2019, at The Military Museums as we celebrate the heroes (and villains) of Sci Fi, pop culture, and Canadian History.