We went to Gatineau after a day at Calypso water park and stayed for a night. Went to the museum the next day, real nice activity, It was a great smart moment.
About Canadian Museum of History
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Went to see the new and much anticipated Canada Hall but, most unfortunately, left feeling very disappointed. The underlying themes were based on political history which presented a very dry telling of our collective history. The old Hall connected and inspired the visitor through hands-on...More
Simply put, you come away from a visit to this museum with a sense of gratitude for the privilege of living in this marvelous country. There are too many highlights to mention. This is a must see for everyone.
A huge collection of galleries and artifacts from the earliest times of European settlement in Canada to the occasion of the country's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Strong representations of indigenous cultures in Canada, with some thought-provoking displays. Very well laid out in a chronological sequence....More
what a treat we have been to the Museum several times but though the permanent exhibits are so well done (and we do see them over and over) this time we focused on the temporary exhibits. The first one was about hockey and how it...More
My son and I both loved this place. The hockey exhibit was amazing, very interactive. My son also had a blast in the children's museum. Would certainly recommend, there is something for everyone.
The Children's Museum inside of the History Museum is the highlight of the admission fee. The History Museum was on point with some beautiful displays and some amazing facts about Canada but after 3 hours got to be a little much. Skip the movie. It's...More
This museum does a phenomenal job of giving background of various cultural periods of time, as well as important pieces of social concern.
We went into the Special Exhibition Hall and found this wonderful display of hockey memorabilia from pre-Confederation to today. It was a trip down memory lane for me. They even had the program from the first Leafs game that I ever attended back in 1964....More
We loved this museum, but by the time we got there, we only had a little over an hour there, so we had to rush through it. The exhibits that we did get to go to were amazing though. Everything was so well done and...More