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Journey through the history of Canada, from time immemorial to present

Canadian Museum of History
Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
Canadian Museum of History
Registered address: 100 Laurier St, K1A 0M8, Gatineau, CA
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What's included

General admission to the Canadian Museum of History
Skip-the-line entrance
Access to permanent galleries and special exhibitions
Downloadable museum app, including exhibition overviews, interactive maps, images, and 360-degree virtual reality tours (available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean and Mandarin)
Complimentary coat check
CINE+ theatre admission
Admission to the Canadian Children's Museum

What's not included

Parking (available on-site for small fee)

Important information

* Free entry on 1 Jul, 11 Nov, and Thursdays from 17:00-20:00 (museum reservation required) * Bring valid photo ID to verify official proof of vaccination * Food not allowed inside
  • Discover 15,000 years of Canada's history through galleries and special exhibitions, and enjoy CINE+ Theatre Admission
  • Marvel at the world's largest indoor collection of totem poles and learn about the history and culture of the First Peoples of Canada's Pacific Coast in the Grand Hall
  • Find out about the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day in the museum's signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall

Explore the rich history of Canada, the outstanding achievements of First Peoples, and marvel at the world's largest indoor collection of totem poles, at the Canadian Museum of History!

Discover the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day – in the Canadian History Hall. Through authentic artifacts and compelling stories, get a new take on Canada's ever-evolving history. The Hall celebrates Canadian achievements, while also exploring darker chapters of the past from multiple perspectives,

Driven by human stories, historical treasures and inspired design, this signature exhibition is a unique place that enables you to discover the richness and diversity of the Canadian experience.

The museum features special rotating exhibitions and permanent features. Plus, your ticket includes CINE+ Theatre admission, taking you on an epic journey through culture and history via a wide array of documentary films.

  • Scan your smartphone ticket at the exhibition entrance
  • Re-entry not permitted

Staff are on hand to enhance your visit with stories and information on certain exhibitions. A different theme is covered in each gallery.

Canadian Museum of History
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
CINE+ theatre
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier St, K1A 0M8, Gatineau
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  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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3 reviews
Françoise ,  France France
29 Sep 2023
Super une journée ne suffit pas Mais c’est très intéressant
Canadian Museum of History
Martine,  France France
01 Sep 2023
Très facile et pratique
Canadian Museum of History
Laurent,  France France
12 Aug 2023
Beau et intéressant musée
Canadian Museum of History

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