Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways. The Canadian Museum of History
is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural jewel designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, the Museum is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill.
Explore Canada’s rich history and the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles. The Canadian History Hall, our signature exhibition, will let you discover the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day.
Tour our many international exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at CINÉ+.