A feast for the eyes
Seeing a blue whale squeleton, a giganotosaurus and a tank in the same day is totally feasible. Embark on a journey through the wonders of nature, Canada's rich military past and an evening before the Northern Lights. And why not go all in and treat yourself to a helicopter ride? Gatineau and Ottawa look amazing from above!
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Points of interest
Ottawa (Ontario) K2P 2R1
Canada is all about nature. The beautiful vistas and wildlife you expect to see, you will see at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Just minutes from Parliament Hill, the Museum features world class galleries representing Canada’s diverse nature. See iconic mammals of Canada shown in their natural habitats, Canada’s original collection of dinosaur fossils, an enormous blue whale skeleton and much more. 3D movies, special exhibitions, guided tours are also available. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014.
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0M8
Canada's rich military history is showcased through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians and the world. Rest and reflect in Memorial Hall. Discover the Museum's fascinating architectural theme. And chat with a veteran to let history come alive.
Ottawa (Ontario) K1K2X5
Héli-Tremblant offers varied and personalized helicopter services, such as charters, aerial photography and excursions, in the summer, we are offering helicopter tour over Ottawa and Gatineau from the Aviation and Space museum at Rockcliffe airport, information at 613-447-5662
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0AG
This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history presented in spectacular detail against the backdrop of the Parliament Buildings. Don't miss this free, bilingual show, presented nightly in Canada’s Capital Region from July 11 through September 16, 2017. In July at 10 PM, in August at 9:30 Pm and in September at 9 PM.