Discover the wealth of Canada's cultural heritage as you travel across years of history at the most visited museum in Canada. Take in the beauty of this architectural jewel and Its spectacular setting on the banks of the Ottawa River. Marvel at the world's large largest collection of totem poles and explores the traditions and achievements of Canada's First Peoples. Tour our many special and permanent exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children's Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at the IMAX ® Theatre.
Current special exhibitions:
Canada's Titanic - Empress of Ireland (until April 6, 2015)
1867 - Rebellion to Confederation (until January 6, 2016)
Bob the Builder - Projet: Build it (until March 22, 2015)
Currently playing at the IMAX Theatre:
D-Day, Normandy 1944
Coming in December 2014: Wonders of the Arctic 3D
Hours of operations:
September 2, 2014 to March 31, 2015
Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Statutory holidays falling within this period follow the above hours of operation.
December 24: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
January 5 to 9, 2015: CLOSED for the Museum Annual Maintenance