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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
All reviews totem poles first nations canada hall grand hall special exhibit imax movie stamp collection great exhibits across the river third floor children's area on display top floor parliament hill beautiful building ottawa river three hours
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
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
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.
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.
It is an awesome museum. Beautifully laid out and presented. The Bear film was stunning! The children's area was very ‘hands on’ and showed different cultures through play. Very imaginative fun through learning for all ages and with wonderful staff who were so friendly and...More
The museum is actually located in Gatineau across the Ottawa River from Ottawa. After entering on the Main Level, go down to the lower level to start your visit in the "Grand Hall" (to observe a large collection of Totem Poles); continue on this level...More
What a fantastic museum! We took our 7 year old grandsons from Tokyo there and we loved it. There is so much to learn about Canada and our history and the museum does its best to cover everything. We also visited the children's museum which...More