Location and Directions
The Canadian Museum of History (which includes the Canadian Children’s Museum) is located in Gatineau, Quebec, on the banks of the Ottawa River directly opposite Parliament Hill. The Museum is easily accessible from downtown Ottawa by foot, bicycle, public transit, Aqua-Taxi (summer) or car. Parking is available on site.
Alexandra Bridge Closure
Please note that the Alexandra Bridge will experience lane closures from October 3, 2016 to end of May 2017. Additional information may be found on the project website:
Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8
If you have a GPS device, enter the following data:
45.429374,-75.709233 or N45°25.811, W075°42.532, elevation 53 m
Or enter our address: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2
By Public Transit
The Museum is located right on the scenic Voyageurs Pathway; bicycle racks are available by the main entrance of the Museum and the Voyageurs Cafeteria. We are happy to check your bike gear in our complimentary cloakroom.
Aqua-Taxi is an eco-friendly mode of transportation that offers a summer shuttle service between the Canadian Museum of History, the Ottawa dock (located below Parliament Hill) and the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Aqua-Taxi has universal accessibility and space for bicycles and strollers. For schedules and rates, visit www.aufeeldeleau.ca.