Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Hitler's Car

One of only seven Mercedes 770s armor-plated for Hitler. The most popular exhibit at the Canadian War Museum since 1970.
Address:
1 Vimy Pl., Ottawa, ON, Canada
Directions:
At the Canadian War Museum. Take Hwy 417 into Ottawa, then take exit 121A. Drive north on Bronson Ave./Hwy 79 for a half-mile, then turn left onto Somerset St./Hwy 36. Drive five blocks. Turn right onto Booth St. Drive another half-mile and you'll see the museum all by itself on the left. Turn left at the stoplight just past the museum to go the parking garage.
Hours:
Daily 9:30-6, fewer hours and days off-season (Call to verify)
Phone:
819-776-8600
RA Rates:
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Hitler staff car.

Hitler's Staff Car

Hitler's Staff Car is an exhibit at the Canadian War Museum.

[Heather, 08/17/2014]

The World War II-era car has been a popular exhibit in the museum since 1970; the outcry of fans squashed plans to sell it at one point to raise funds for the museum. It was built in 1940 by Daimler-Benz AG of Stuttgart.

Hitler Car to fuel museum

A vintage Hitler's staff car -- a 20-foot long Mercedes-Benz limo -- may be sold to help fund construction of a new war museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The museum has owned it since 1970, but never found a proper place for it in their collection, since it didn't seem to have much of anything to do with the Canadian war effort.... [02/06/2000] Complete News Story

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