The Diefenbunker is a four-story, 300 room, 100,000 square foot underground bunker that was meant to house 535 Canadian government officials and military officers in the event of a nuclear war.
Ottawa’s most unique historical site
Shrouded in mystery, the Diefenbunker, nicknamed after then-Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, was designed and built in secrecy during the crest of Cold War fear, between 1959 and 1961.
3929 Carp Road, PO Box 466
Carp, Ontario K0A 1L0
Telephone: 613-839-0007 or 1-800-409-1965
Hours of Operation:
Museum Hours: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Box Office Hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm
Adults: $14.00 + HST
Seniors: $13.00 + HST
Students: $10.00 + HST
Youth (6-18): $8.00 + HST
Family rate (2 adults, 5 youth): $40.00 + HST
Children 5 and under are free!
PARKING is always free!