Main Menu

Activities

Plan Your Visit

Coming Soon

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

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: Let’s Trim the Tree

November 1 to December 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except November 26 and December 2)
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.

Elf Search

December 1 to 23, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursdays until 8 p.m.
December 24, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 26, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum

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

A Medieval Holiday Break

December 27, 2018 to January 6, 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursdays until 6 p.m.
Canadian History Hall Lobby, Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Families travel back in time this holiday season to a world of kings and queens!

Handmade Fun: DIY Musical Instruments

January 12 to February 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Do you want to make some music this winter? We will help you create a homemade musical instrument, and you can add your own decorative touches to make it one of a kind.

History Night With a Visionary Photographer

January 24
Special Exhibitions, Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
5 to 8 p.m.

Our History Night series continues! Enjoy a special evening with Museum experts as you explore the exhibition Notman, Visionary Photographer.

Once: Africville Stories

January 31, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
February 1, 7 to 10 p.m.
Theatre

Celebrate Black History Month with a groundbreaking play about the community of Africville in Nova Scotia.

Resilience and Revival – Indigenous History

February 2 and 3
First Peoples Hall, Canadian History Hall: The Hub
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jump into Winterlude with the Indigenous peoples of Canada.

100% Gay

February 9 and 10
Canadian History Hall: The Hub
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate and promote diversity at the Museum with an extraordinary artifact.

Musical (W)interlude Weekend

February 16 to 18
Canadian Children’s Museum, Throughout the Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Museum is alive with the sound of music this Family Day weekend.

Awesome Victorian

February 24
Canadian History Hall Lobby
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Step into a world of formal manners and hidden messages: the Victorian age of photographic genius William Notman.

Handmade Fun: Frame It!

March 1 to April 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

A fun and fancy frame is the perfect craft for little hands — and budding photographers!

A Victorian Portrait Studio: March Break at the Museum

March 2 to 17
Canadian History Hall Lobby
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get in the picture this March Break.

To send us an email or see other ways to contact us:

Contact Us