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Our Gift Shop features a wide variety of Canadian souvenirs, as well as an excellent selection of products related to the themes of the Canadian Children’s Museum and the current exhibitions of the Canadian Museum of History. Our Gift Shop also offers unusual and one-of-a-kind items produced by Canadian artisans. Come discover the unique talents of some of Canada’s finest craftspeople!

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Gift Cards

A gift card, the perfect idea!

Offer the unforgettable experience of the Museums, all wrapped up in a lovely gift card!

What can the gift card be used for?

The proud owner of a gift card can use it to:

  • Visit both Museums (Canadian Museum of History and Canadian War Museum)
  • Watch CINÉ+ movies
  • Make purchases at the Gift Shops
  • Obtain a Museum Membership card
Where can I purchase a gift card?

At the Box Offices and Gift Shops of the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum.

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How much does it cost?

Like any gift card, it’s up to you! Choose a value of $10, $15, $20, $25 or more.

Why give a museum gift card?

Because it’s the ideal gift! Easy to purchase, it is sure to please any family member or friend by providing them with a unique and original experience.

Newest Souvenir Catalogues

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Janet Young

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Medieval Europe – Power and Splendour

Michael Lewis and Naomi Speakman

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Stories of Canada – The Canadian History Hall

Chantal Amyot, Lisa Leblanc and David Morrison

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Recent Books in the Mercury Series

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Préhistoire béringienne : Étude archéologique des Grottes du Poisson-Bleu

Lauriane Bourgeon

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Hockey: Challenging Canada’s Game – Au-delà du sport national

Jenny Ellison, Jennifer Anderson

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Mike Starr of Oshawa: A Political Biography

Myron Momryk

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The Mercury Series Goes Digital

The Canadian Museum of History and the University of Ottawa Press are proud to announce the publication of the Digital Mercury Series. All Mercury volumes, dating back to 1973, may now be ordered from the University of Ottawa Press.

You may browse the entire Mercury Series or focus on the sub-collections:


Membership | Museums and Cine+

1 Membership
2 Museums
1 Cinema


Starting at
$40 + taxes
Membership Privileges

All Membership categories include one year of…

  • Unlimited admission to the Canadian Museum of History, including the Canadian Children’s Museum and CINÉ+ (except special programming)
  • Unlimited admission to the Canadian War Museum
  • 50% discount on Museum admission for one guest per visit (Individual Membership) or two guests per visit (Family Membership)
  • 25% discount on parking (applicable only for your visits to the Museums)
  • 10% discount on Gift Shop purchases (20% discount for holiday-season shopping)
  • 10% discount on food services
  • Invitations to Members-only previews, official openings and special events – sent by email only
  • Discounts on CINÉ+ special programming (including feature films, animated movies and live events)
  • Additional discounts on select ticketed events at the Museums
  • Express line for ticket reservations and for CINÉ+

IMPORTANT: Please register your current email address. Don’t miss out on our monthly programming, alerts and exclusive invitations, sent exclusively by email.

Privileges are subject to change without notice.
Memberships are not transferable or refundable.

Learn more about the Canadian Children’s Museum renewal.

Annual Membership Categories and Prices

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Senior, Student or Child
Senior: 65+
Student: 13-17 or 18+ with student ID
Child: 3-12
Up to 2 named adults or seniors, accompanied by children aged 17 and under (maximum of 6 people per visit)
Up to 2 named adults or seniors, accompanied by guests (maximum of 6 people per visit)

Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.

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