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Canada Day

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A Weekend of Historic Celebrations!

Free Museum admission on July 1 and 2!

Celebrate the grand opening of the Canadian History Hall

July 1 at 9 a.m.

Join us for the grand opening of the Canadian History Hall! Make history and be among the first to visit our new signature exhibition.

The event includes multicultural performances, a whimsical parade, family activities, cupcakes and more!

Celebrate Canada Day

June 30, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (outdoor activities continue until 10 p.m.)
July 1, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (outdoor activities continue until midnight)
July 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (outdoor activities until 6 p.m.)

The Canadian Museum of History is definitely the place to be during the Canada Day weekend. As one of three Capital Region official Canada Day sites, the Museum will feature indoor and outdoor live entertainment and activities for the entire family, including crafts, games, performances, inflatable structures, and — to finish off July 1 in style — a spectacular evening fireworks display set to music.

More: Canada Day in the Capital Region

On July 1, some roads and bridges will be closed and parking will be limited. Public transportation is recommended. Canada Day Street Closures [map]

Dates & Times
English French
Friday, June 30, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 2, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.