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Events

  • Are you planning a commemorative event at a Canadian or Newfoundland memorial site in Europe? Share details on our calendar of events!
  • If you would like to organize an event or activity at one of our nine Canadian or five Newfoundland First World War memorials, please contact us at vac.vimy.acc@canada.ca

Visitor Services

Winter Operations

Veterans Affairs Canada’s Student Guide Program does not operate December 13, 2019 – January 29, 2020. During this period, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial sites will remain open to visitors, however, interpretive services will be unavailable and the visitor centres will be closed. These services will be available again beginning January 30, 2020.

Interpretive Services

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

  • Tunnel and trench tours take place every 30 minutes from opening until 30 minutes before the site closes. Please consult our Frequently Asked Questionsfor information on hours of operation and details on how to book your tour when you arrive at the site.
  • Visitors who wish to visit the Grange tunnel at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial should expect uneven terrain, enclosed spaces and a descent of up to 10 metres. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult (one adult for every two children) to take part in the tunnel tour.
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