Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways.
The Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural jewel designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, the Museum is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill.
Explore Canada’s rich history and the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles. The Canadian History Hall, our signature exhibition, will let you discover the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day.
Through authentic artifacts and compelling stories, get a new take on Canada’s ever-evolving history. By sharing stories through multiple perspectives, the Hall celebrates Canadian achievements, while also exploring darker chapters of the past.
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 Canadian Museum of History offers a wide range of school programs that encourage students to pursue a deeper understanding of the people, places and events that have shaped Canada. The Museum features a number of exhibitions and is home to the Canadian Children’s Museum and CINÉ+. Our wide range of world-class attractions enables us to offer a broad selection of programs tailored to your needs and those of your students.
The Canadian Museum of History offers meaningful learning experiences designed to support teachers in providing exceptional history education. Based on the principles of critical thinking, these programs provide access to material history, problem-solving activities and creative opportunities for students to communicate their findings. Museums share history through the stories they tell, and these programs aim at ensuring that your students come away with a greater understanding of the human stories behind historical events. Our programs closely match Ontario and Quebec curricula in the areas of Social Studies, History and Geography.
-Traditions of the Anishinabe (Algonquin)
-The Women and Men of the Fur Trade
-The People of New France: Forging Relationships, Changing Landscapes
-An Ancient Bond with the Land
-History in Your Hands
-Think Like an Historian
-Programs at the Children's Museum: Baker, ''Knead'' a Hand?, Globe Trekkers and Music Works!
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