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Canadian Children's Museum

100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada
+1 819-776-7000
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Once open a time(for Children)

Great place to visite in the Outaouais.the history of are culture and mooreLe passé et l'avenir... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rrjad1
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Gatineau, Canada
Lots of fun for the kids

Situated insid the Canadian museum of history. Lots of hands on things to do and see for the kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bigpete21
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Gatineau, Canada
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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 its doors in 1989. Passports in hand, visitors discover one incredible destination after another. Whether on a visit to homes in the International Village, a trek to a desert pyramid, a jaunt to the Port of Entry to help unload a cargo ship, or a stroll through the bustling Market Bazaar, visitors encounter endless ways to learn about the world and one another. A world of discovery where parents have as much fun as their kids!
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100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visite in the Outaouais.the history of are culture and mooreLe passé et l'avenir sont bien défini par les premiers colomba qui ont habiter et coloniser le Canada.Vous verrai avec les enfants des Totems les façons qui ont défricher la terre.Are first nation...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated insid the Canadian museum of history. Lots of hands on things to do and see for the kids. They have the opportunity to learn while theyy play.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with my 2 kids and my sister's as a little familly trip. We only wanted access to the kids museum. The desk attendant told us that they did not sell the ticket separately and that it was now a one ticket all-access...More

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We really appreciate receiving visitor comments and feedback. Admission to the Museum now includes access to all exhibitions (including our special exhibitions, such as the popular family-friendly DreamWorks Animation), the Children's Museum...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Love the passport and the dress up options! No matter if you are actually young or just young at heart , this is a must see . Everything is interactive and enjoyable ! The fact that this is all a part of the History Museum...More

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience. The Museum is a world of discovery where parents have as much fun as their kids! We hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Went with children ages 5 and 3. They absolutely loved the children’s part of the museum. I had no idea we would easily spend a couple of hours here. They really enjoyed it. After we started on the ground floor of the history museum. You...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This museum is really fun for children and adults as well. Every section is made with extreme care and attention to detail. It was a wonderful experience. We had a great time. We'll come back when our son is older to enjoy even more.

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great time visiting the Canadian Children's Museum with your son. We hope to see you again soon! Stephanie Fortin Tourism and Marketing Officer Canadian Museum of History

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you're in the hull area this is worth the visit! Kids of all ages have a great time at the museaum!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing children's museum. Safe and fun place for families to enjoy together. We had so much fun! They have a great passport activity that our daughter loved. Come on it is fun to collect stamps no matter how old you are! Favourite activities: the behind...More

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your great comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the exhibition. We offer many themed activities throughout the year, ensure to check our website and come see us again! Regards, Stephanie Fortin...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

There was tons for our 2 year old to do here but it was madness for us adults! Haha. Make no mistake this is not a complaint just a hazard of being an adult with a small child. He had a blast and ran himself...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

During our last visit to Ottawa we visited the history museum and kids museum and my daughter didn't want to go home, she had lots of fun

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occams-razor
16 November 2017|
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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
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Wilson2021
19 August 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Good Day: Many three year old children are very inquisitive... and would love the Museum... BUT their memory often precludes a "lasting impression"... It is certainly worth the effort!!
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20 June 2017|
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Response from Dayana33 | Reviewed this property |
A 2 yr old would definitely have a fun time but a 10 yr old, might be a bit old for it. But it does depend on the child... my 10 yr old niece enjoys it together with her younger cousins.
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