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Museum Guide

The Museum’s galleries and public spaces present a wide array of exhibitions on Canadian and world history. To optimize your visit, the Museum provides a full-colour Museum Guide. Featuring the main galleries and exhibition spaces, this brochure draws attention to points of interest against which to chart your progress through the Museum.

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The galleries on Level 1 of the Museum present exhibitions relating principally to Canada’s First Peoples: their histories, cultural identities, artistic expressions and traditional and contemporary ways of life.

On Level 2 there are three galleries devoted to changing exhibitions. Some of these exhibitions are designed by the Canadian Museum of History; others are produced by Canadian as well as international institutions.

The Canadian History Hall is located on levels 3 and 4. This exhibition traces Canada’s history from the dawn of human habitation to the present day.

View the descriptions of our Travelling Exhibitions.

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