Our Boutique features a wide variety of Canadian souvenirs, as well as an excellent selection of products related to the themes of the Canadian Children’s Museum and the current exhibitions of the Canadian Museum of History. Our Boutique also offers unusual and one-of-a-kind items produced by Canadian artisans. Come discover the unique talents of some of Canada’s finest craftspeople!
A gift card, the perfect idea!
Offer the unforgettable experience of the Museums, all wrapped up in a lovely gift card!
What can the gift card be used for?
The proud owner of a gift card can use it to:
- Visit both Museums (Canadian Museum of History and Canadian War Museum)
- Watch CINÉ+ movies
- Make purchases at the Boutiques
- Obtain a Museum Membership card
Where can I purchase a gift card?
At the Box Offices and Boutiques of the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum.
How much does it cost?
Like any gift card, it’s up to you! Choose a value of $10, $15, $20, $25 or more.
Why give a museum gift card?
Because it’s the ideal gift! Easy to purchase, it is sure to please any family member or friend by providing them with a unique and original experience.
The Mercury Series Goes Digital
The Canadian Museum of History and the University of Ottawa Press are proud to announce the publication of the Digital Mercury Series. All Mercury volumes, dating back to 1973, may now be ordered from the University of Ottawa Press.
You may browse the entire Mercury Series or focus on the sub-collections:
Become a Member
Unlimited Access Starting at
$40 + taxes
Categories and Prices (taxes not included)
Members are savvy savers as of their third visit.
Ages 18 to 64
Ages 13 to 17 or 18+ with student ID
Ages 3 to 12
Up to 2 named adults or seniors, accompanied by children aged 17 and under (maximum of 6 people per visit)
Up to 2 named adults or seniors, accompanied by guests (maximum of 6 people per visit)
Memberships are not transferable or refundable.
Prices are effective as of April 4, 2017, do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
All Standard Membership categories include one year of…
- Unlimited admission to the Canadian Museum of History (including the Children’s Museum and CINÉ+ documentary films)
- Unlimited admission to the Canadian War Museum
- 50% discount on Museum admission for one guest per visit for Individual Memberships and for two guests per visit for Family Memberships
- 25% discount on CINÉ+ special programming (including feature films, animated movies and live events)
- 25% discount on parking during Museum visits
- 10% discount on gift shop purchases (20% discount for holiday-season shopping)
- 10% discount on food services
- Subscription to the Members-only email newsletter
- Invitations by email to Members-only previews, official openings and special events
- Additional discounts on selected ticketed events at the Museums
- Express line for ticket reservations and for CINÉ+
Discounts in the Museums’ restaurants and gift shops do not include alcoholic beverages, merchandise on sale, gift cards or stamps.
Privileges are subject to change without notice.
IMPORTANT: Please ensure that we have your current email address. The Members-only newsletter, exclusive invitations and other news are sent by email only.