The Museum is closed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions and will reopen on January 27, 2022. The Museum will continue to present rich and dynamic digital offerings on its website during the closure.

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The Canadian Museum of History is located in Gatineau, Quebec, on the banks of the Ottawa River directly opposite Parliament Hill. The Museum is easily accessible from downtown Ottawa by foot, bicycle, public transit, Aqua-Taxi (summer) or car.


Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0M8

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GPS coordinates
If you have a GPS device, enter the following data:
45.429374,-75.709233 or N45°25.811, W075°42.532, elevation 53m
Or enter our address: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2

By Public Transit

The Canadian Museum of History is accessible by bus from Ottawa and Gatineau. To reach the Museum by bus, please use the OC Transpo or the Société de transport de l’Outaouais trip planner.

By Foot/Bicycle

The Museum is located right on the scenic Voyageurs Pathway. Bike racks are available on the Plaza and close to the Panorama Café terrace.

By Water

You can get to the Museum by water, thanks to Au feel de l’eau! This eco-friendly water taxi shuttles between the Ottawa Locks jetty (downtown) and the Museum of History, with a stop at Richmond Landing (near the Canadian War Museum). Hop on board for a picturesque ride on the Ottawa River.

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