Museums and Galleries
Ottawa museums and galleries invite visitors to experience the best of Canada all in one place.
The stunning National Gallery of Canada presents the country's national art collection and outstanding international exhibitions throughout the year.
The incomparable CMC celebrates Canadian and world cultures, housing the world's largest indoor collection of totem poles in its beautiful Grand Hall.
Looking for Dinosaurs? Built inside a stunning stone castle, the Museum of Nature houses a mind-blowing collection of natural wonders.
The Canadian War Museum pays tribute to the country's military past, and takes a moving look at the people and the equipment that fueled it.
Housing one of North America's finest collections of aircraft, The Canadian Aviation and Space Museum is a sight to behold.
Massive locomotives, a kitchen that defies the laws of physics, and a look at the tech that shapes our world. A truly interactive experience for all ages.
For the complete story on the history and construction of the Rideau Canal, head to Bytown Museum, nestled by the Canal locks downtown.
This unique fallout shelter is Canada's Cold War Museum, and presents a look at a chilly time in international relations. Head underground.
From teeth and bones, to coins and paper, humans have always loved trading currency. See the evolution of cash at this impressive gallery.
Fancy holding a solid gold bar in your hands in front of a $1M stack of bullion? The Royal Canadian Mint is your ticket to the big money.
Canada's unique agricultural heritage is featured at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, where you can explore the sights and sounds of typical farm life.
This 88-acre historic site located on the scenic shore of the Ottawa River.
Located on the upper level of the Casino du Lac-Leamy, this exhibition space displays works by local artists.
Gourmet Brew Pub; Regional Beer Museum and Vibrant Cultural Scene.
A community museum named for its location in the Richelieu Park.
Exhibits of family possessions tell the story of five generations of the Billings family from 1812 to 1975.
Nepean Museum's mission is to explain the history of Nepean from 1792 to present.
Watson’s Mill is described as one of the best examples of 1860’s gristmill architecture in Canada.
The Goulbourn Museum is home to interactive and hands-on exhibitions.
A living history museum depicting life in the Lower Ottawa Valley during the 1920s and 1930s era.
The primary centre for the interpretation of the history of the Township of Osgoode.