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Canadian Children's Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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I love this museum! My kids adore it as well!! There are a dozen little "kingdoms" you can visit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alert, Canada
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Lots to see and do

The Canadian Children Museum is included inside the Museum of History. My 3 year old absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny L
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Located within the Canadian Museum of History (formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization) Hands on adventure! The Canadian Children's Museum is one of the most popular attractions at the Canadian Museum of History, and has been since it opened...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada
+1 819-776-7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this museum! My kids adore it as well!! There are a dozen little "kingdoms" you can visit, each one gives you a stamp for your passport! Ha ha It can get busy, and staff supervision is limited to the crane on the boat....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Canadian Children Museum is included inside the Museum of History. My 3 year old absolutely loved it in there and easily spent 2 hours inside. There are plenty of activities and stations to play with, and she learned about different cultures and professions. We...More

Thank Danny L
Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to share your experience about the Canadian Children's Museum. We strive to provide unique, fun, interactive and quality learning experiences to visitors. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Museum with your little one....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Gatineau or Ottawa, make sure you take your children to this Museum. There is something for all ages. My 8 year old grandson loved it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum continues to improve yearly and the Children’s Museum within the museum of History is a must!

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This Children's Museum is one of the best we've been by far. This museum is part of the Canadian Museum of History, formerly known as the Museum of Civilization. The admission is included in the museum general admission of the Museum of History. There is...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This museum came highly reccommended to visit from several friends and it did not disapoint! I brought my 2 year old and she loved it. We were there for almost 3 hours and she did not want to leave. We also got lunch in the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I can't say they learned a ton, but they definitely enjoyed all the things to see and do. Finally nice to go somewhere where we didn't have to tell them don't touch this, don't do that. The hardest part was trying to get them to...More

Thank Halligan007
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We came to a Canadian museum of history and found it very boring for them. And then accidentally we happen to see the sign Children's museum in the same building. That saved our trip as kids really loved it! The while children's museum is divided...More

Thank JuliaA906
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A great experience for all children in both official languages. Excellent introduction to international travel with the children's passport available at the entrance. Can be stamped on the requisite page at the post beside each display/exhibit. A great creative souvenir. My grand daughters liked the...More

Thank Martin C F D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went there with the kids (7 and 11) the Franklin's exposition is cool and so is the medieval however kids found it somewhat boring, lots of reading; the kids lost interest quickly. The children museum made up for it, they had a good time and...More

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Frederic S
17 October 2018|
Response from matkaseura | Reviewed this property |
My 2 grandchildren are 10 and they loved it!
Jennifer V
9 July 2018|
Response from Ang Z | Reviewed this property |
Although I didn’t notice any designated spots , depending on his age and if he has a stroller there are definitely quieter exhibits and spots that would be conducive to a nap ( including comfy chairs for you to sit and look... More
16 November 2017|
Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Good Day "Occams-Razor": The "admission/fee" policy of the Cdn, History Museum is that one pays for entrance with no additional fee for visiting any of the component parts [like the Wonderful Children's Museum] or special... More