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Vendors › Ottawa › Art Galleries & Museums › Canadian Museum of History

Canadian Museum of History

100, rue Laurier 
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8

819-776-7000

historymuseum.ca

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This museum houses a large permanent collection from Canada and around the world.

Until June 19, 2016: Swindle! Canadian Phantom Banks. This display, courtesy of the Bank of Canada Museum, sheds some light on phoney banks that used fake currency to scam Canadians in the 1830s.

Ongoing: The Franklin Exploration, exploring the recent discoveries and mysteries surrounding the doomed Franklin Expedition of 1845.

Ongoing: From Time Immemorial – Tsimshian Prehistory, an exhibition that reproduces groundbreaking archaeological excavations carried out on Canada’s west coast between 1966 and 1978. Learn about the ancient Tsimshian nation, and the role of an archaeologist. For the wee ones, The Children’s Museum offers hours of interactive fun: toys, games, props, constumes, hands-on-artifacts and mor

$15; seniors: $13; students: $10; children (three to 12): $8; children under three: free; families: $36. Free admission Thursday evenings. June 27 to Sept. 7: Open daily 9.30am to 6pm; Thursdays, 9.30am to 8pm. Sept. 8 to March 31: Open daily, 9.30am to 5pm; Thursdays, 9.30am to 8pm.

Map to Canadian Museum of History