240 McLeod St., OttawaLocated in a Gothic-style castle, this newly renovated museum interprets natural history and sciences for the public. Visit new exhibitions,
Art Galleries & Museums
3929 Carp Rd., CarpOnce a bomb shelter built to protect the prime minister, government leaders, and military brass in the event of a
380 Sussex Dr., OttawaUntil November 2017: Joseph Beuys. A selection of 15 sculptures and drawings gives insight into this avant-garde artist’s innovative theories
2 Daly Ave., OttawaOttawa’s independent, non-profit, municipal gallery is dedicated to the acquisition and presentation of modern and contemporary art. The gallery houses
125 Water St., GananoqueA museum on the St. Lawrence River with educational exhibits on the War of 1812, regional geography and wildlife, plying
101 Centrepointe Dr., OttawaOwned and operated by the City of Ottawa, this gallery features work by local artists. Jan. 8 to Feb. 10:
2100 Cabot St., OttawaOnce home to Braddish and Lamira Billings, two of Ottawa’s earliest settlers, the estate displays artifacts, household furnishings, and farming
OttawaLocal artists exhibit and sell their own work in a rotating location. Currently located at Header House, found within one
1 Canal Lane, OttawaThe museum explores the stories of an evolving city, from its early days as Bytown to present-day Ottawa. Located at
901 Prince of Wales Dr. (south of the traffic circle), OttawaOngoing: Potash: Feeding the World. Explore the role this fertilizer plays in growing the food we eat, and learn about Canada’s contributions
11 Aviation Parkway, OttawaThe museum’s holdings include military and civil aircraft important to Canadian and world aviation history. On display are a wide
150 Elgin St., OttawaNov. 10 to April 2016: Temporal Re-imaginings. Through works by 15 indigenous artists, this exhibition challenges the status quo and investigates the
100, rue Laurier, GatineauLocated within the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Children’s Museum offers exhibitions and programming designed especially for families. Permanent exhibitions
100, rue Laurier, GatineauThis museum houses a large permanent collection from Canada and around the world. Until June 19, 2016: Swindle! Canadian Phantom
1 Vimy Place, OttawaPermanent exhibits deal with the experience of war through the ages, including battles between First Peoples, the French, and the
St. Patrick's Building, 1125 Colonel By Dr., OttawaFeaturing predominantly Canadian art, the gallery connects the university’s cultural life to that of the wider community. From May 2:
9, rue Front, Gatineau (Aylmer)Until March 8: Maman. Through video work, illuminated signs, and a cardboard installation, artist Myriam Jacob-Allard explores the mother-daughter relationship.
101 Centrepointe Dr., OttawaOwned and operated by the City of Ottawa, this gallery features work by local artists.
110 Laurier Ave. W., OttawaThe gallery hosts exhibitions by the Ottawa Art Gallery until March 2016. Open daily, 9am to 8pm.
1285 Wellington St. W., OttawaThe brainchild of artist and curator Don Monet, this gallery exhibits contemporary pieces by Canadian artists. Until May 29: Kathy