Canadian Museum of History


Discover the wealth of Canada's cultural heritage as you travel across years of history at the most visited museum in Canada. Take in the beauty of this architectural jewel and its spectacular setting on the banks of the Ottawa River. Marvel at the world's largest collection of totem poles and explore the traditions and achievements of Canada's First Peoples.

Starting July 1, 2017, discover our new signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall. Occupying more than 40,000 square feet, the Hall traces Canada’s history from the dawn of human habitation to the present day. Through authentic artifacts and fascinating stories, visitors come face to face with the events, movements and personalities that have shaped this country.

Tour our many exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children's Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at CINÉ+.

Special exhibitions this summer:
-Horse Power (until January 7, 2018)

-Hockey (until October 9, 2017)

-Canada: Day 1 (June 12, 2017 to January 7, 2018)

  • Hours of Operation : Monday through Sunday, 9h30am to 5pm; Thursday until 8pm
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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