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Medieval Imagination

September 4, 2018 to January 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursdays until 7:30 p.m. (except October 21 and December 25)
Canadian Children’s Museum – Kaleidoscope

Dress up as a knight, queen, king or commoner, and build medieval castles, bridges and walls using the Imagination Playground’s giant foam blocks.

A Knight’s Life

June 14 to October 14, 2018, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursdays until 6 p.m.
October 16, 2018 to January 20, 2019, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursdays until 6 p.m. (except December 25 and January 7-11)
Special Exhibitions

Enjoy hands-on learning led by volunteer interpreters and explore the evolution of a knight’s armour during the medieval era, in the exhibition Medieval Europe – Power and Splendour.

Handmade Fun: Corn Husk Dolls

September 4 to October 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Celebrate the fall harvest by making your own corn husk doll and learning about the Indigenous cultures in which the dolls originated.

Journées de la culture 2018 – Explore “La Belle Province”

September 28 to 30, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lobby

Explore your connection to French-Canadian culture during a special weekend of music and learning.

Canada Celebrates International Day of the Girl

October 11
Canadian History Hall
5 to 8 p.m.

From filles du roi to Girl Guides, find out more about young Canadian women during a special evening of stories, history and Girl Guide cookies (of course)!

The Bat Hunt

October 19 to 31, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m
Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum

There are bats hiding everywhere in the Canadian Children’s Museum. Keep your eyes open, and see how many you can spot. Find them all to win a special Halloween surprise!

Women Speak Up: The Right to Vote

October 20
Resource Centre
1 p.m. (English) and 11 a.m. (French)

Women faced an uphill battle for the right to vote in Canada — hear about their (literal) trials and tribulations.

Medieval Ball

October 27
Grand Hall, Special Exhibitions
8:00 p.m. to 12 a.m.

The Canadian Museum of History is the place to be for the Halloween costume party of the year!

Awesome Halloween

October 28
Grand Hall
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Halloween is back at the Canadian Museum of History. Dance the spirits away, play spooky games, and enjoy a spellbinding magic show by Ian Quick.

Handmade Fun: Let’s Trim the Tree

November 1 to December 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
December 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
December 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Gather the family and make beautiful paper ornaments, using age-old techniques and gorgeous patterned paper.

Members only: Notman, Visionary Photographer – Tour With the Experts

November 22
Special Exhibitions, Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
4 p.m. in English; 4:30 p.m. in French

This new exhibition shines a fascinating light on Montréal in the 1800s. Join Museum experts and explore the world of legendary Canadian photographer William Notman.

Notman, Visionary Photographer: Opening Weekend

November 24
Special Exhibitions, Haida Gwaii Mezzanine, Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Explore the fascinating world of early photography through fun family activities.

Notman, Visionary Photographer: Tour With the Experts

November 24
Special Exhibitions, Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
1:30 p.m. in English; 1 p.m. in French

This new exhibition shines a fascinating light on Montréal in the 1800s. Join Museum experts and explore the world of legendary Canadian photographer William Notman.

A Taste of Expo 67

December 1
Canadian History Hall
5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the birth of contemporary Canadian cuisine at Expo 67 with a beer tasting and four-course dinner.

Awesome Elves

December 2
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take a magical journey into the world of elves — just in time for Christmas!

Dragons, Selfies and the Silk Road

December 27, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The magical medieval world comes alive for families this holiday season.

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