- Musée canadien de l’histoire / Canadian Museum of History
- Tourisme Ottawa
- Steven Darby
- Musée canadien de l'histoire
Canadian Museum of History
Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Visit the Canadian History Hall, the new signature exhibition. 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 special exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at the CINE+.
Crude cave dwellers or close cousins? Meet the Neanderthals — long viewed as primitive creatures, the species is much more like us than we previously thought. A North American exclusive not to be missed!
A unique collection
The Canadian Museum of History has the world’s largest collection of totem poles.
Good to know!
With the Museums Passport ($35), you can explore 3 museums of your choice over 3 consecutive days among the 6 participating national museums in Canada’s Capital Region.
- Total access for the handicapped
- Assisted wheelchair accessibilty
- Accessible by public transport
- Restaurant on site
- Free WIFI
- Bus parking
- Paid parking
- Free parking
For your banquets, receptions, press conferences, shows or business meetings, enjoy an unforgettable experience in the very centre of an architectural marvel! The Museum has a broad selection of elegant, multi-purpose rooms that can accommodate small groups as well as large gatherings of up to 1,200 guests.
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|Bistro Boréal||80||144 m2 / 1553 pi 2|
|salle de l'Histoire canadienne||150||171 m2 / 1843 pi 2|
|Salon de la Rivière B||50||86 m2 / 928 pi 2|
|Grande Galerie||600||747 m2 / 8046 pi 2|
|Salle de réunion de la haute direction||30||80 m2 / 864 pi 2|
|Salon Haida Gwaii||100||500 m2 / 5600 pi 2|
|Café Panorama||160||343 m2 / 3700 pi 2|
|Salon d'honneur||10||35 m2 / 383 pi 2|
|Salon de la Rivière (A et B)||100||155 m2 / 1678 pi 2|
|Salon de la Rivière A||50||69 m2 / 750 pi 2|
|Théâtre du MCH||503|
|Salon Douglas-Cardinal||80||80||105 m2 / 1130 pi 2|