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The Museum offers engaging and interactive experiences tailored for groups.


Guided Tours

Through artifact collections, research, exhibitions and public programs, the Museum works to preserve the heritage of Canadians and promote the cultures of Canada and the world.

Discover the living history of Canada! Treat yourself to a guided tour of our permanent galleries. All tours last approximately 45 minutes and cost $4 per person (in addition to Museum admission).

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Indigenous Peoples
Ancestral technologies and oral histories have been a part of Indigenous culture for centuries. During this hands-on guided tour, visitors will gain an understanding and appreciation for how traditional practices have impacted history in Canada from time immemorial to the present.

A Museum Overview
This hands-on guided tour explores the many amazing sights and stories at the Canadian Museum of History. A great introduction to the Museum, visitors will come away with a taste from three of our major exhibitions. They will gain an appreciation for the lives and contributions of those who came before us.

Activity Sheets

Using our educational activity sheets, students explore the Museums’ exhibition halls and galleries on their own or in small groups. It’s a great way to engage students and make learning even more fun!

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On-Site School Programs

The Canadian Museum of History offers a wide range of school programs that encourage students to pursue a deeper understanding of the people, places and events that have shaped Canada.

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Enhance your visit to the Museum, and offer your group a unique journey through history and culture, with our outstanding selection of enlightening documentary films.

Currently playing CINÉ+ films can be booked by groups with a minimum of 15 people. Groups with reservations receive priority access to the cinema.

Find out more! - CINÉ+ On Demand


The Canadian Museum of History offers group meal options for small and large groups.

Group Lunch Room

The Group Lunch Room, located near the Group Entrance, is ideal for student groups who prefer to bring their lunch. It has drink and snack machines, and can accommodate one group at a time. Upon arrival at the Group Entrance, Group Leaders must reserve their lunch time. Space is attributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Group Lunch Room will be cleaned between groups.

Panorama Café

The Panorama Café offers a wide range of breakfast, lunch, box lunch, dinner and snack options. The Café offers a large terrace overlooking the Ottawa River and Parliament Hill.

Contact us for group menu options. Our Call Centre is available to take your booking and answer any of your questions. Please call 819-776-7014 or 1-800-555-5621, or email us at:

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