Museums in Ottawa, Ontario are some of the best in Canada. It’s no wonder, as this is Canada’s capital and the centre of so much official business. For travelers, then, seeing the Ottawa museums are a must-do. Here is a list of the ones to catch.
The heart of federal government in Canada, the Parliament buildings are fascinating to walk through.
Get all the history of the city of Ottawa, once called Bytown, in this super charming museum on the Rideau Canal.
|National Gallery of Canada
One of the most comprehensive art museums in the country, this beauty is an iconic attraction in Ottawa.
|Canadian Museum of Civilization
The queen, the Canadian Museum of Civilization is the most impressive of them all. Trace Canadian history from the aboriginal peoples to present day postal services and a museum just for children.
|Canadian War Museum
This dour-sounding building is actually a remarkable eco-friendly structure filled with an impressive array of military history and related contemporary exhibits.
|Canadian Museum of Nature
If dinosaurs, mammals and insects strike your fancy, this is the place to learn about them all. A massive renovation is almost complete and will expand upon already exciting programs.
|Royal Canadian Mint
See how circulation and collector’s coins are made in the millions at this castle-like mint in Ottawa.