A Visit to the Canadian Children’s Museum

Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Museum of History

The Canadian Museum of Civilization was renamed the Canadian Museum of History

The Canadian Children’s Museum allows children to see how people in Canada and other countries live. At this museum, children and their parents can roam through an International Village and visit homes from areas such as India, Indonesia and Mexico.

Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Museum of History

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In each home, children will find hands-on artifacts such as clothing and toys that are relevant to that home’s particular location in the world. From the colourful International Village, children can then explore a desert pyramid, stroll through a bustling Market Bazaar and help to unload a cargo ship at a busy Port of Entry.

Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Museum of History
Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Museum of History
Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Museum of History

If you’re looking to show the little ones a bit more culture, head to the historic Fairmont Château Laurier hotel for its sophisticated Afternoon Tea service after your museum visit. Served in the hotel’s famous Zoé’s Lounge, the Fairmont offers a “Little Prince and Princess Tea” service that is complete with a choice of hot chocolate or tea as well as mini tea sandwiches, a cupcake, and a fruit tartlet. Check out our full review >> here.

There is a Family Membership available for $125 per year. All Membership categories include one year of…

Know Before You Go

100 Laurier Street Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8

819-776-7014
information@historymuseum.ca

Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

Pricing

Adults $20
Children $12
Youth $16
Seniors $18
A family of 3+ $50

This "All About Canada" booklet can be used for a very basic country study in lower elementary grades! Each page contains a basic fact and related illustration. All graphics are in an outline format so that it's ready to be colored like a mini-coloring book. This coloring booklet gives all the general/basic information about Canada, including: -Canadian flag -the capital city of Ottawa -Wild Canadian animals -Canadian coins - Favourite sport -favourite facts

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