Renowned cultural attractions enlighten Ottawa’s downtown core. From Canadian history, to priceless world-class art, to the heroic tales of those who fought bravely for Canada and to the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles, Ottawa’s many national museums have something to offer everyone, no matter what your interests might be.
Even satisfy your curiosity by visiting a museum on a working farm or in a nuclear shelter four storeys underground!
Whether you are driving or are on foot, the myriad of award-winning museums and galleries is located within minutes of Parliament Hill and of many downtown area hotels. Easily accessible and full of national treasures, all will enrich your visit to Ottawa. This is one learning experience you don’t want to miss!