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Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

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The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is located at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm, which traces its roots to 1886 and is the world’s only working farm in the heart of a capital city. The Museum offers programs and exhibitions on Canada’s...more
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861 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-991-3044
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Among the numerous museums in the city, I found relevant to visit the Canadian Museum of Agriculture and Food since food is one of our most pressing concern in life. At the Learning Center, there are two interesting ongoing exhibits. The first one is a...More

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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your comments. The exhibition "Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada" is indeed an art exhibition presented in partnership with the Ottawa Society of Botanical Artists (OSBA). If you do have any questions about the plants on display please feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was born and raised on the farm, so farm animals are very familiar to me. However, for my grandchildren, who live in Ottawa, this is a great opportunity to see farm animals close up (even pet them). They can also learn about agriculture -...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought the Ottawa 3 museums pass (Aviation, Science, and agriculture). From all the museums this one is the least impressive. If you like to see the farm animals you will love this place you can see pigs, cows, horses, and chickens. You will learn...More

Thank Tomer79
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your comments and feedback. As a Museum and working farm our role is to share with visitors where food comes from and how farming occurs in Canada

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for kids and families, even teens will love it. See farm animals, crops and learn interesting things of all sorts. Often taste foods.

Thank hubsaum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the museum with my 5 years old daughter. She loved it so much ww had a great 2 hours tour . Definitely recommend for family with young kids

Thank Nillofar S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my kids for our annual visit to the museum today. The kids love the livestock. The crowing rooster was the big hit this time. My daughter loved 'driving' the tractor, and it was hard to tear either of them away from the playground....More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of many places we visited wile we were in Ottawa it is a wonderful place for children & adults there is lots to see & learn about where our food comes from and how farming works. And be sure to be there...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take the family. Loads to see and play. You can also get a great price for membership and visit a number of times.

Thank shortjewish
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Such nice open green spaces. Great for picnics. Try to coordinate with some special events they have.

Thank Norm W
Reviewed August 1, 2018

went with the kids nothing like wow,maybe was expecting more the only show was how to make ur own butter and wash the cow is moreless like a farm than a museum.More

Thank clacla m
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to leave your comments. We are indeed a working farm that is part of a Museum. Our goal is to showcase different breeds of various farm animals including heritage breeds and also Canada’s agricultural history as well as contemporary agricultural...More

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Nina S
June 8, 2018|
Response from IngeniumCanada | Property representative |
Hello, The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is a working farm. One of the goals of the Museum is to show where food comes from and how a typical Canadian farm operates. There are many farm staff that take great care of the... More
Eleanor H
March 23, 2018|
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Response from IngeniumCanada | Property representative |
Thank-you for sharing your feedback :)