Marius Barbeau A glimpse of Canadian Culture (1883-1969)
Introduction Objects Photos & Papers Themes Barbeau's Story Kids & Teachers


Since the 1960s, the Canadian Museum of Civilization has been collecting artifacts and documenting cultural traditions. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses anthropology, ethnology, sociology, history and folk culture.

In this section we present artifacts, organized by category, and highlight just a few of the most interesting pieces for that category. Make sure that you click on the "View all items in the collection" icon at the bottom of each category page in order to view the many other items we have selected for your viewing.



Weather vane, French Canadian
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