The Canadian Museum of History is a renowned cultural institution that hosts a wide range of events each year. With its unique architectural features, outstanding collections and world-class rental facilities, the Museum is certain to leave a positive and lasting impression of your special event.
Whether you are planning an intimate banquet, cocktail reception, conference, meeting, or even a dream wedding, your guests are sure to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Options include our internationally renowned Grand Hall — with its large indoor collection of totem poles and house fronts — and the elegant circular Hub in our new signature gallery, the Canadian History Hall.
Your Wedding at the Museum
- Grand Hall Celebration (PDF file, 568 Kb)
- Haida Gwaii Salon Celebration (PDF file, 1,065 Kb)
- Panorama Café Celebration (PDF file, 668 Kb)
- River View Salon Celebration (PDF file, 373 Kb)
Wedding Photos at the Museum
Photography is permitted inside the Museum, except for the special exhibition galleries.
There is no cost for wedding photos taken outside the Museum. The fee for indoor wedding photos is $50, payable at the Box Office. Reservations are not required, but photos may only be taken during regular Museum hours and must not interfere with Museum operations. This privilege is available to the wedding party only, with a maximum of 20 guests. Additional guests must pay admission to the Museum.
Camera flash is permitted, but tripods and lighting stands are 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.