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The Canadian History Hall

Experience Canada's History in Exciting New Ways

Explore the journey of a country and its people. Discover the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day.

Driven by human stories, historical treasures and inspired design, this signature exhibition is a unique place that enables you to discover the richness and diversity of the Canadian experience.


  1. The Stories

    The Canadian History Hall is divided into three galleries,
    each focusing on a separate era of Canadian history.

  2. Canadian History Timeline
  3. Origins

    These narratives describe the creation of
    the world and how First Peoples came to live in it.

  4. Blog

    Connect with your history!


The Canadian Museum of History gratefully recognizes the following Proud Supporters of the Canadian History Hall.

  • The Fredrik Eaton Family
  • The Rossy Family Foundation
  • The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
  • BCU Foundation
  • Judith Baxter
  • Black & McDonald Limited
  • Michael Bliss
  • Andrea T. Bobkowicz
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
  • Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund
  • Dr. John Scott Cowan
  • Arthur B.C. Drache C.M., Q.C. and Judy Young Drache
  • The Fleck Family Foundation
  • Rubin Friedman
  • Jean Giguere, C.M. and Dennis Giguere
  • Richard Gwyn
  • Jackman Foundation
  • Marion Kelch
  • Linda Kincaid
  • Ken and Gale Langille
  • Bill Leach
  • David and Rhonda Loye
  • Prof. Lubomyr Luciuk and Katharine Wowk
  • Dr. Kanta Marwah
  • Arley K. Molloy
  • The Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation
  • Janice, Caroline, Patrick and Mark O’Neill
  • Pomerleau
  • Elinor Gill Ratcliffe C.M., O.N.L., LLD
  • The Salamander Foundation
  • Chantal Schryer
  • Claude Thibault
  • W. A. Waselovich
  • Robert C. Wilband
  • The Wilson Foundation
  • Windfields Farm Limited
  • Eugene and Luba Zaraska Family
Book cover of the Canadian History Hall catalogue

Stories of Canada – The Canadian History Hall

This catalogue is the companion publication of the monumental and captivating Canadian History Hall, the signature exhibition of Canada’s national museum of human history, created in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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