MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
May 10 – SEPT 2, 2013
We’re All Play!
We asked you to tell us about your Ottawa. And you sent us hundreds of videos, pictures and comments and joined us as we filmed in the city over the course of a weekend in December. This is your Ottawa, thank you for sharing it with us!See the full video here
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STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
From May 10 to September 2, 2013 the STAR WARS™ Identities exhibition at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum will take visitors on an interactive quest to explore the science of identity.Learn More
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Canada Science and Technology Museum
Trains, cars, canoes and a unique collection of artifacts as well as plenty of gadgets, a crazy kitchen and hair-raising experiments - the Canada Science and Technology Museum, located in east Ottawa, is the place where science and technology come together in a fascinating world 0f discovery and fun.
- The Museum offers a true hands-on interactive experience, fun for the entire family!
- The Locomotive Hall houses four giant steam locomotives including the 6400 that pulled the Royal Train during the 1939 royal visit - all aboard!
- Marine and land transportation displays include some of the finest vintage automobiles found anywhere.
- The Museum's Technology Park includes a lighthouse, rocket, and the Helen Hogg Observatory, home to one of the largest refractor telescopes (38cm) in the country.
- See eels make their own electricity. Run on the human hamster wheel and harness your own energy. Just one of 20 interactive experiences in the Energy: Power to Choose exhibition.
- Explore a giant digital network and learn how modern telecommunications systems work.
- Learn about the Canadian inventors and inventions that changed the world.