Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Visit the Canadian History Hall. Inaugurated on July 1st, 2017, it hosts a signature exhibition, where evidence of the past tells a tale as vast and varied as the land itself.
- At Canada’s most visited museum, discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped the nation’s history. Take in the beauty of this architectural gem and its spectacular setting on the banks of the Ottawa river. Marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles.
- Explore Canada’s history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. Discover our collective story of conflict, struggle and loss, as well as success, achievement and hope. The Canadian History Hall illuminates the enduring legacy of Canada’s past — a legacy that is alive, relevant and continually unfolding.
- Tour our many exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s 'Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at Ciné+.