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With the rise in awareness of Remembrance Day due to social media I'm always rather surprized it doesn't translate to stronger interest in visiting museums. A suggested entry fee of $2 would allow anyone to visit although feel free to leave more. Housed in a...More
This was a pleasant surprise. The RCN has done a great job of showing their extensive history, both recent and long past. There are numerous detailed exhibits in two main sections. The main section is for naval history and that's where you pay (only a...More
Google Maps will have a little trouble finding this place, but don’t give up; it is well worth the search. People in the area are used to the confusion and give excellent directions.
You must have picture ID to access this working military base. You...More
If you are a history or military history fan. You might want to work this into your schedule. Pretty interesting. Took me about 1 1/2 hours to go through the two small museums next to each other. Interesting history and well put together. Worth a...More
How often have you gotten to go on an active military base and to a top notch military museum? This is a chance to see an impressive display of ongoing history along with seeing some of the folks who protect the country. Going here was...More
This is such a hidden surprise! we wouldn't have known about this place if it wasn't for the "Be A Tourist" event. The museum and displays are well maintained and well displayed. Lots of great models of battleships... uniforms... medals on display and great history...More
Located inside the Naval Base, it is interesting to see so many artifacts from the old army and navy. Uniforms, medals, models of the war ships and airplanes, older fighting equipment (i.e. depth charges, torpedo).
I live nearby the cfb esquimalt naval and military museum,and volonteer there,its such a fasinating place to be at,great to see the older people who remember, The wars,ships,literature you can read.,Many grandparents I see,bringing the grandchildren to see it,There are tours given free around the...More
Tip: Open only during the week, this is in the naval base, so visitors must all have valid identification to pass the security checkpoint at the gate. Once past the gate, follow the blue dashed line to the museum.
Fee: Donation suggested is $2 adult,...More