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With more than one million visitors each year, the Museum of History is a destination of choice in Canada’s National Capital Region and located less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill.

The Outaouais and the Ottawa region is a destination where culture and nature blends wonderfully. You can discover the country’s history with its national museums, while admiring nature first hand through parks and cycling trails. This region offers many activities, attractions and festivals for everyone.

If you’re interested in Canada’s beautiful National Capital, or are thinking about visiting, check out the websites describing the region.

The following hotels are located in proximity to the Museum and offer packages including the Canadian Museum of History:



City Tours and Transportation

The Outaouais and the Ottawa region offers a range of activities, such as city tours and “Hop On – Hop Off” double decker bus tours. Lady Dive Tours offers guided tours of the National Capital Region with stops in major attractions, such as the Museum of History. Various packages available, including Museum admission.
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Aqua-Taxi is an eco-friendly mode of transportation that offers a summer shuttle service between the Canadian Museum of History, the Ottawa dock (located below Parliament Hill), Richmond Landing (providing access to the Canadian War Museum) and the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Aqua-Taxi has universal accessibility and space for bicycles and strollers. For schedules and rates, visit

Canada’s National Museums Passport

The Canada’s National Museums Passport is an attractive offer for visitors and the best way to explore Canadian culture, science, art, history, nature – and much more- in the Capital.

The Passport is valid for general admissions over 3 consecutive days starting from the day of your first visit. It is valid for 3 visits to museums of your choice among the 7 participating national museums.

The Passport cost is $35, plus taxes. Each accompanying child (age 17 and under) receives a 30% discount on general admission.

Visitors can purchase a Passport at each of the participating museum and the Capital Infocentre located on Wellington Street.


  • Canadian War Museum
  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
  • National Gallery of Canada

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