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100 Laurier St.
Gatineau, QC J8X 4G1
Canada

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Canadian Museum of History


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100 Laurier St.
Gatineau, QC J8X 4G1
Canada


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Why You Should Go...

An architectural jewel designed by architect Douglas Cardinal, the Canadian Museum of History is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill. At Canada's most visited museum, discover the event

Get acquainted with the remarkable individuals who have shaped the nation and explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. The history of the land is vividly brought to life within a wide array of exhibitions.

Visit the Canadian History Hall, the Museum's new signature exhibition, where evidence of the past tells a tale as vast and varied as the land itself. Explore Canada's history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. Discover the collective story of conflict, struggle, and loss, as well as success, achievement, and hope.

Be sure to include the Canadian Children's Museum, international exhibitions, Canadian Stamp Collection, and CINÉ+.

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Why You Should Go...

An architectural jewel designed by architect Douglas Cardinal, the Canadian Museum of History is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill. At Canada's most visited museum, discover the events, experiences, people, and objects that have shaped the nation's history.

Get acquainted with the remarkable individuals who have shaped the nation and explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. The history of the land is vividly brought to life within a wide array of exhibitions.

Visit the Canadian History Hall, the Museum's new signature exhibition, where evidence of the past tells a tale as vast and varied as the land itself. Explore Canada's history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. Discover the collective story of conflict, struggle, and loss, as well as success, achievement, and hope.

Be sure to include the Canadian Children's Museum, international exhibitions, Canadian Stamp Collection, and CINÉ+.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:

9:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 8:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Souvenirs, Bike Storage

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Insider Info

The Museum is free Thursday nights between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

The Museum of History sells the Museum Passport, which provides access to three museums within three days for $35.

Admission includes access to all special exhibitions, the Canadian Children's Museum, and Cine+

Plan three hours to visit the Canadian Museum of History.

Museum open July 1, 2018, Canada Day,  9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Fun Facts

The Canadian Museum of History is the Canada’s most-visited Museum.

Four natural features are thus represented, in the abstract, in the Museum's form: the Canadian Shield, the glaciers, the streams formed by the melting glacial ice, and the Great Plains that stretched before the receding glaciers.

The total floor space of the Museum is approximately 100,000 square metres (over one million square feet). The Museum holds over 4.2 million artifacts in its vaults. From this number, only 1 to 3% is displayed in the Museum’s exhibitions.

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Why You Should Go...

An architectural jewel designed by architect Douglas Cardinal, the Canadian Museum of History is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill. At Canada's most visited museum, discover the events, experiences, people, and objects that have shaped the nation's history.

Get acquainted with the remarkable individuals who have shaped the nation and explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. The history of the land is vividly brought to life within a wide array of exhibitions.

Visit the Canadian History Hall, the Museum's new signature exhibition, where evidence of the past tells a tale as vast and varied as the land itself. Explore Canada's history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. Discover the collective story of conflict, struggle, and loss, as well as success, achievement, and hope.

Be sure to include the Canadian Children's Museum, international exhibitions, Canadian Stamp Collection, and CINÉ+.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Souvenirs, Bike Storage

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    Discover the often hidden stories of children in the Treasures From Library and Archives Canada gallery at the Canadian Museum of History. A Little History presents rarely seen archival documents, photographs, works of art and artifacts from the collections of both the Museum of History and Library and Archives Canada. The exhibition recounts the unique experiences of children as witnesses to historic events as well as the perspectives of children found in archival documents.

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Insider Info

The Museum is free Thursday nights between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

The Museum of History sells the Museum Passport, which provides access to three museums within three days for $35.

Admission includes access to all special exhibitions, the Canadian Children's Museum, and Cine+

Plan three hours to visit the Canadian Museum of History.

Museum open July 1, 2018, Canada Day,  9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Fun Facts

The Canadian Museum of History is the Canada’s most-visited Museum.

Four natural features are thus represented, in the abstract, in the Museum's form: the Canadian Shield, the glaciers, the streams formed by the melting glacial ice, and the Great Plains that stretched before the receding glaciers.

The total floor space of the Museum is approximately 100,000 square metres (over one million square feet). The Museum holds over 4.2 million artifacts in its vaults. From this number, only 1 to 3% is displayed in the Museum’s exhibitions.

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