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Alternate Name Musée canadien de l'histoire ; OCR
Former Name Canadian Museum of Civilization
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
100 Laurier St
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8
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Intersection Laurier St and the Alexandria Bridge
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Museum * in addition to its ongoing exhibitions, including the Grand Hall, the First Peoples Hall, the Canadian Stamp Collection, the Children’s Museum and the new Canadian History Hall, * each year the Museum presents a number of exhibitions focusing on Canadian and world history and civilizations * also houses a 500-seat theatre and a 295-seat CINÉ+ movie theatre
Hours Visit website for information
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application To become a member call 819-776-7100 or 1-800-555-5621, access the form online and mail it to the museum, care of "Membership Program", or apply in person.
Languages English ; French ; Museum guides available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish * available at the Information Desk or on the website
Fees Membership - available ; Admission ; Free admission Thu 5-8 pm, Canada Day, Remembrance Day, and for a single attendant accompanying a person with a disability
Service Categories Museums ; Sightseeing/Guided Tours
Contact Information
Office Phone 819-776-7000 * Group Reservations 819-776-7014
Toll Free Phone 1-800-555-5621
TTY Phone 819-776-7003
Fax 819-776-8300
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Stéphanie Fortin, Tourism and Marketing Officer; Phone: 819-776-7086; Email:
Other Details
Established 1856
Funding Federal - Heritage Canada ; Fundraising ; Fees
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website, Resource Centre
Accreditation Operates under the Museums Act

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