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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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I don't normally enjoy museums; I'd rather be walking around exploring than spending time inside a museum. But the Museum of History in Ottawa was outstanding. There is so much information/history presented in interesting and engaging exhibits. We spent 3 hours there and wished we...More
Had a great time! Awesome displays!
The wifi is weak, and will drop you often! If you are playing pokemon you will be drawing upon your data!
Parking is expensive, but the restaurant on site is very reasonable.
This is a stunning building, both inside and looking across the river toward Ottawa.
The three main galleries gently usher guests along from first human settlers to the present day.
There are lots of interactive areas for children and well designed displays which try for...More
It was raining so we needed shelter. What better than a history museum. This is a great museum and well put together in a non fuddy duddy way, instructive and pleasant to follow the exhibits which generate your interest rather than make you nod off....More
My wife, son and granddaughter and myself recently visited this museum on our trip to Ottawa.
What a fabulous facility! Well worth the time and price of admission.
From its soaring ceilings and expansive halls and display rooms,highlights of some of Canada's history are represented....More
Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to share your experience following your visit at the Canadian Museum of History. We strive to provide unique, fun, interactive and quality learning experiences to visitors. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed great...More
We spent hours here. I have an interest in Indigenous peoples of many places and this was a great place for seeing some astounding artwork of the North-west coast region. We knew very little before -hand but what a collection they have here. The artistry...More
We were surprised to find that many of the museums in Ottawa are free on Thursdays from 5 - 8 pm. We showed up right at 5 pm and walked a LOT, but ... what an amazing museum! We learned so much (we're Americans) about...More