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Welcome

IMG_0505The Thunder Bay Military Museum is a Tri-Service Museum with a mission to preserve and interpret the military heritage of Northwestern Ontario from its beginnings to the present. This museum includes remembering not only the military units but the military persons of the area.

The museum is located on the main floor of the historic O’Kelly Armoury on Park Avenue.

The goal of our mission is to promote and foster an awareness of the long military heritage of Northwestern Ontario, its residents and understanding of related military history.

We look forward to your visit with us.

This Month in Canadian Military History

Event DateEvent Name
1910-08-04

HMCS Rainbow was commissioned as a Canadian Naval Vessel at Portsmouth, the other vessel was the armoured cruiser the Niobe

1914-08-04

First World War Begins

1914-08-04

The Royal Canadian Navy gets its first two newly constructed submarines.

1942-08-19

Canadians take part in the raid on Dieppe.

1945-08-15

V-J Day (Victory in Japan). Official end to the Second World War in Japan.

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