Serving as Canada’s most visited museum, the Canadian Museum of History helps to shape visitors’ view of Canada and its history. With both permanent and ever changing exhibitions, every visit to the museum will teach you something new. The museum also offers family programming on most weekends and holidays to teach children about the importance of history in a fun and interactive environment.
Often referrred to as the architectural marvel of the museum, the Grand Hall aims to serve as a memorial and as an area to educate the public on the First Peoples’ of the Pacific Coast. The hall hosts six native houses as well as full size totem poles. Parliament Hill can also be seen from the windows of the exhibit as you walk around the hall. The Grand Hall is truly a work of art worth capturing.
A museum within a museum, this exhibit focuses on fun first. The objective of the museum is to teach children about Canadian history as well as world history in an engaging and interactive manner. The museum has a passport program where kids can travel around the world and gain stamps as well as knowledge on a variety of countries and culture.
Canadian History Hall
This hall aims to tell the story of Canada all the way from the beginning of its physical formation to the creation of the constitution to present day Canada. It is the largest exhibition of Canadian history ever developed, which is evident through their showcase of over 1500 Canadian artefacts. The hall tells the story of Canada through real peoples’ perspectives, making it a relatable and diverse exhibit.