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Explore 20,000 years of human history and delve into the past of Canadian cultures and civilizations, from the traditions and achievements of the First People to the arrival of the Vikings. Visitors of all ages can travel the world with hands-on exhibits in the Canadian Children’s Museum.

Step into the Grand Hall and admire the largest collection of totem poles in the world, framed by a massive photograph of a forest scene. Wander through a display of First Nations homes to learn about the archaeological digs at pre-historic Tsimshian settlements, immersing yourself in the culture and daily life of the original inhabitants of the Pacific Coast.

In Canada Hall, journey to the east coast for the arrival of the Vikings in Newfoundland and to see how modern life developed through the 19th century. Move west to explore the expansion of the railway system and track Canada’s iconic moments with a look at the country’s postal stamps.

Younger visitors can dive into the cultures of the world with interactive indoor and outdoor displays, costumes, and artifacts from around the globe. Grab a passport for the Great Adventure, then clamber aboard a Pakistani bus, step into a Bedouin tent, and hop into a rickshaw from Thailand. Explore traditional homes from Japan, shop at a Mexican Mercado, and make a tasty, international treat in the Kids’ Café.

Explore 20,000 years of human history and delve into the past of Canadian cultures and civilizations, from the traditions and achievements of the First People to the arrival of the Vikings. Visitors of all ages can travel the world with hands-on exhibits in the Canadian Children’s Museum.

Step into the Grand Hall and admire the largest collection of totem poles in the world, framed by a massive photograph of a forest scene. Wander through a display of First Nations homes to learn about the archaeological digs at pre-historic Tsimshian settlements, immersing yourself in the culture and daily life of the original inhabitants of the Pacific Coast.

In Canada Hall, journey to the east coast for the arrival of the Vikings in Newfoundland and to see how modern life developed through the 19th century. Move west to explore the expansion of the railway system and track Canada’s iconic moments with a look at the country’s postal stamps.

Younger visitors can dive into the cultures of the world with interactive indoor and outdoor displays, costumes, and artifacts from around the globe. Grab a passport for the Great Adventure, then clamber aboard a Pakistani bus, step into a Bedouin tent, and hop into a rickshaw from Thailand. Explore traditional homes from Japan, shop at a Mexican Mercado, and make a tasty, international treat in the Kids’ Café.

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Admission to the Museum of History

Duration 1d Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Includes admission to the Children's Museum and special exhibitions
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per adult
$17.10

Total price is $17.10, taxes included

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Canadian Museum of History

Activity/Location

Canadian Museum of History

100 Laurier Street

Gatineau K1A 0M8

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Canadian Museum of History

    100 Laurier Street

    Gatineau K1A 0W8


Highlights

  • 20,000 years of Canada's pre-history & the First Peoples

  • Archaeological artifacts from the Vikings to the present day

  • World's largest collection of totem poles on display

  • Hands-on exhibits to tour the globe in the Children's Museum

  • 7-story IMAX theater shows fascinating educational films


Inclusions

  • Admission to Canadian Civilization Museum


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 48 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, K1A 0M8, Canada