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Visitor centres are open!

Visitors may now access the monuments, trails and visitor centres at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Please respect physical distancing recommendations and safety guidelines during your visit.

For now, there are still no guided tours at these sites. In the meantime, we invite you to download self-guided tour maps or take a virtual tour of our sites. Your patience is appreciated. We will update this page as more information becomes available.

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

Site Restrictions


Maintenance work is scheduled to begin at the following memorials and sites. Visitors will be able to view the memorials during this period, however access to some areas may be restricted to ensure the safety of workers and visitors. This work is an important part of Veterans Affairs Canada’s continuing commitment to preserve and protect important Canadian cultural resources.

  • Bourlon Wood Canadian Memorial, France – Restoration and maintenance. Ongoing.
  • Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Canadian Memorial, Belgium – Restoration and maintenance. Ongoing
  • St. Julian Canadian Memorial, Belgium – Restricted access to certain parts of the site for maintenance. Ongoing

Visitors Services 

Interpretive Services

Guided tours remain suspended at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. In the meantime, we invite you to download self-guided tour maps or take a virtual tour of our sites.

Upcoming Events

Visit our calendar of events to view or share information on upcoming activities.

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