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My wife and I visited this museum on a recent trip to Ottawa. We have visited in the past and enjoyed the exhibits but this time we were extremely disappointed. We were not told, when buying our tickets, that a large part of the museum was closed for the construction of a major new exhibit (which is not scheduled to... more
Museum is located across the river from Ottawa but is worth seeing. There are numerous exhibitions ranging from Greek history to a collection of totem poles. It's a well laid out museum and you need to invest at least 3 hours to do it justice. The exhibits are accompanied by a detailed commentary which helps to enhance your knowledge of... more
We spent the entire day at the Children's Museum inside the Museum of History. The kids had an amazing time while we were there. I highly recommend for young children (3-5 years).
I didn't get to see the rest of the museum by my friend said it was nice. Overall great experience, however a bit pricey I think if you're... more
This museum houses a large permanent collection from Canada and around the world.
From April 1: Terry Fox — Running to the Heart of Canada. This exhibition marks the 35th anniversary of Terry Fox’s run, using artifacts and an installation to help visitors understand what he went through during his 5,000 km marathon across Canada.
Until April 6, 2015: Canada’s Titanic — The Empress of... more
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Located on the shore of the Ottawa River, across from Parliament Hill, the Museum of Civilization opened to rave reviews in 1989 and is home to over 3.5 million artifacts and exhibits of national historical and cultural importance. The museum is also home to the interactive Canadian Children's Museum. Several IMAX features are available. Admission: CAD10 Adults; CAD7 Seniors; CAD6 Students;... more