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Canadian Museum of History: Tours & Tickets

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Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways. The Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural jewel designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, the Museum is less than five minutes...more
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100 Laurier St, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8, Canada
+1 819-776-7000
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This place is great, you would need at least a day to fully enjoy it. Starting from the Ice Age to Today, it is loaded with historic artifacts, stories and pictures. I really liked the interactive parts and stories told by people. And the view...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 0_nika_0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently visited the museum with my little brother (9 years old) and was looking forward to see his amazement of all the larger life like displays. Rather I was saddened to find out our they removed the large life size displays such as the...More

Thank martinbH7913RK
Reviewed 2 days ago

There's so much to see, witness and enjoy here. It's yet another great attraction of the Ottawa area. You get to see Native Canadian, French, British and Canadian history all before you. There's much more to experience and learn here, more than what school ever...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum reflects on the early people’s and the exploitation of the country by the European nations. Some exhibits are too dark and the information impossible to read particularly relating to the first generation

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 2richs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem: a beautiful building in a fabulous location. There is far too much here to take in in only one visit. We enjoyed spending time on the 3rd level, as well as viewing a fabulous film on the spirit bear and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 53Shadrach
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last seeing things in Ottawa and surrounding areas, we saw the Canadian Museum of History. Turns out we saved the best for last. We loved this place

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank laurelrouss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great architecture by Richard Cardinal! You can spend as much or as little time at each area as you wish, but plan for half a day at least.... Great exhibits. Good movie theatre. Nice views of the river and Parliament buildings, too.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Darcy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comprehensive collection of so much history and we learned so much. The bear film was also very interesting. Be sure to leave plenty of time to explore as it is all worthwhile.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were exhausted... so much to see... should not have tried to see it all in one visit but a bit expensive to have a repeat visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MargInVictoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The young lady who took our group was very informative and passionate about her history, and it showed. (she was first nation). It really opened my eyes to the history of Canada and was well worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William P
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