Facility Rentals

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.

Banquets & Reception Halls

Whether you’re looking for an intimate banquet room, such as the River View Salon, or an imposing space such as our internationally-renowned Grand Hall, your guests are sure to enjoy an unforgettable experience. We also offer a wide range of additional services, including an onsite caterer, and professional technical team and equipment on site.


The Museum’s Theatres are suitable for a wide range of conferences and productions. Comprehensive technical information is available upon request. The Museum Box Office can assist with ticketing for all performing arts events.

Your Wedding at the Museum

Wedding packages

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.

Canadian War Museum Facility Rentals

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