Housed in Ottawa’s oldest stone building, the Bytown Museum explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present day Ottawa. The museum’s collection of over 7,000 artifacts includes some singularly important pieces, such as a cast of D’Arcy McGee's death hand.
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum continues to engage visitors to the wonder of flight with its new programming, activities, spectacular collection, and special events.
***THIS MUSEUM IS CLOSED DUE TO RENOVATION. WILL REOPEN IN 2017***
Located in Canada's national capital region, the Canadian Museum of History lets you explore 1,000 years of Canadian history, meet some of Canada's most remarkable personalities, explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. The history of this land and other lands is vividly brought to life in our many exhibitions.
Just minutes from Parliament Hill, the Canadian Museum of Nature is a must-see attraction in the nation's capital. Magnificent, world-class galleries presenting the wonders of nature are featured in a stunning "castle" - one of Canada's most significant heritage sites and a wonder in itself!
"This national museum presents Canada's military past and how it shaped the country. Its outstanding exhibitions explain Canada s rich military history from earliest times to the present, featuring the experiences of people on the battlefields and at home.
"The Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada features permanent displays of the history of money in Canada and around the world, as well as temporary and travelling exhibitions on a variety of money-related themes.
The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum is a national historic site and community museum. We are open year-round and have a yearly calendar of events - from holiday events and family program, to movie viewings, exhibition launches, concerts and much more!