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Bytown Museum

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Bytown Museum

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Are you planning a visit to Ottawa? Our tourist treasure hunt will take you from Chateau Laurier to the Supreme Court and the Byward Market, passing by the Parliament Hill of course!<br><br>You will have to solve challenges at every step to discover your next destination and earn points. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you.<br>t takes 2-3 hours to complete, do it whenever you wish - you select your own date and start time, no scheduling or reservation needed. 20+ challenges, games and enigmas to solve as you walk through this historic neighborhood.
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CM M wrote a review Dec. 2020
Ottawa, Canada21 contributions
If you want to learn about Rideau Canal and early downtown Ottawa, then this is the place to be! You learn all about the creation of the canal by Colonel John By, and is a great place for kids as well.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Sandra D wrote a review Mar. 2020
Ottawa, Canada41 contributions4 helpful votes
A small museum in one of the oldest remaining Ottawa stone buildings near the lower locks of the Rideau Canal. Admission is very inexpensive. The history you see and learn is quite interesting, but made even more so during an Ottawa Haunted Walk (in October each year) when a crib may move as you walk by and/or other such fun/scary add-ons.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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J Dabster Etch wrote a review Oct. 2019
Fort Wayne, Indiana370 contributions25 helpful votes
It was nice to go in, unfortunately they were renovating that day we got there and the second part of the building was close. There is a small entrance free to go inside , but since we only looked at the bottom first floor , we did not have to pay . We ended up getting some snacks and just looking and reading at some of the information on the first floor. Good place to also stop by before we went on our river cruise .
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Date of experience: October 2019
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LunaLove wrote a review Oct. 2019
London, Canada961 contributions200 helpful votes
|We saw this as part of the ghost tour and it was very unsettling - a very old museum that tells the story of how Ottawa went from a swamp to a capitol city.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Richard T wrote a review Sep. 2019
Great Baddow, United Kingdom144 contributions71 helpful votes
A very informative little museum and only a $2 entry. Plenty about the history of Ottowa and the Rideau canal Worth a visit
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Date of experience: September 2019
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