All wrapped up in history? Give it as a gift!

December 2, 2020


For immediate release

Gatineau, Quebec, December 2, 2020 — This holiday season, surprise your loved ones by offering them a meaningful gift, rich in heritage and culture. During the temporary closure of the Canadian Museum of History, the Gift Shop will have a special opening on December 5 and 6, and parking will be free!

Get inspired by our exclusive collection of products showcasing Indigenous artists from across the country, unique creations by Canadian artisans, jewellery, colourful home accents, fashion accessories for men and women, blankets, prints, books, Christmas ornaments and more.

The Gift Shop opens for one weekend!
December 5 and 6
Members: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
General public: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free parking, with safety measures in place to ensure a safe and memorable experience for all. Members enjoy an exclusive 20% discount in person at the Gift Shops (December 5 and 6 at the Museum of History,
and until December 24 at the War Museum) and online (until December 6).

Would you rather shop from the comfort of home? Check out our online Gift Shop.

Wondering what to offer that special someone? A Museum Membership is the perfect gift! Membership with us brings a full year of special Members-only events, exclusive previews and money-saving discounts — along with unlimited access to outstanding exhibitions at the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum, and so much more! A Membership gift card becomes active for a full year upon the recipient’s first visit to one of our two Museums.

More information is available at or by calling 819-776-7000 or  1-800-555-5621.

Work of the Canadian Museum of History is made possible in part through financial support of the Government of Canada.

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Media contact:

Stéphanie Verner
Media Relations Officer
Cell phone: 613-850-3329