Superb settings for your banquet, reception, press conference, performance, business meeting or dream wedding.
Welcome to the facility rental services at the Canadian Museum of History. Situated on the banks of the Ottawa River, across from Parliament Hill and five minutes from downtown Ottawa, the Museum offers you a selection of venues, each more dazzling than the last.
The perfect space for meetings and networking, to the Grand Hall, our largest reception area, the Museum presents incredible possibilities to organizers of almost any kind of event.
As you browse our website, you will find a wealth of useful and interesting information on the venues and services we offer, all designed to make your next event an occasion to remember.
Our dedicated team will help you plan your event and pick out the services you need to host a successful and unforgettable experience. Complete catering and a full range of services are available on site.
Your Wedding at the Museum
- Grand Hall Celebration (PDF file, 331 Kb)
- River View Celebration (PDF file, 347 Kb)
- Voyageurs Salon Celebration (PDF file, 366 Kb)
- Panorama Celebration (PDF file, 389 Kb)
Wedding photos at the Museum
Wedding photos may be taken at the Museums during regular Museum hours.
The fee for indoor photos is $50 and is payable at the Museum Box Office. Photos must be taken during Museum business hours, and must not interfere with Museum operations. Advance reservations are not required. This privilege is available to the wedding party only, maximum of 20 guests. Additional guests must pay admission to the Museum. Outdoor photos are free.
On-camera flash only. Tripods and lighting stands prohibited.
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Canadian War Museum
Renowned as one of the country’s architectural gems, the Canadian War Museum sits near the banks of the Ottawa River and offers a unique experience, with its world-acclaimed architecture, scenic vistas, impressive halls, intimate conference rooms and state of the art theatre are guaranteed to ensure the success of your special event.