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CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum

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Honouring the Past

With the rise in awareness of Remembrance Day due to social media I'm always rather surprized it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Campbell River, Canada
Nice little museum

If you are a history or military history fan. You might want to work this into your schedule... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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Building 20 Naden, Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 7N2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 917murrayc
Reviewed 25 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Slade L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hadassh28
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SteveS849
Reviewed 13 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Joe W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The naval museum takes you through the beginning and growth of the Canadian Navy. It is well documented and laid out. The building itself is historical and adds to the authenticity of the displays.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Aggie C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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).

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sorin C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jackieandkarl
Reviewed 28 August 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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