How to find us

The Swords And Ploughshares Museum is located approximately 30 kilometres south of Ottawa, Ontario off of Highway 416 (formerly Highway16). It is immediately south of the Village of Kars and close to the Baxter Conservation Area.

To find the Museum, follow these directions:

From Ottawa

  • Drive south out of Ottawa on Highway 416 for approximately 25 minutes;
  • After passing Roger Stevens Drive, look for Dilworth Road and turn east (to your left); and,
  • Take the first right off of Dilworth (Reeve Craig North) and look for the Museum on your right.

From Highway 401

  • Drive north from Highway 401 on Highway 416;
  • After crossing the bridge over the Rideau River, look for Dilworth Road and turn east (to your right); and,
  • Take the first right off of Dilworth (Reeve Craig North) and look for the Museum on your right.

Our Hours of Opperation

The Museum officially opened on August 26th, 1995 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the 1945 armistice. The hours of operation are as follows:

Time PeriodDatesHours
Summer Hoursmid-May – mid-October Every Sunday, 0900hrs-1630hrs or by appointment
Winter Hoursmid-October – mid-MayBy appointment only.

Appointments for individuals, schools and groups are always welcome and may be arranged by contacting the Museum.

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