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Must-see

When you visit Ottawa, you can experience several national museums, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as fun outdoor activities—all just steps from your hotel! Don’t miss these popular sights, attractions and activities that make Canada’s capital region a unique and vibrant destination!

Bank of Canada Museum
Bank of Canada Museum
Create your own avatar and learn about the important role you play in the economy. Hands-on exhibits illuminate everything from the psychology of economic expectations to the history of bank note design.
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Delight your kids at this farm within the city, where they can milk a cow, meet farm animals, see vintage farm machinery and learn where their food comes from.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Discover Canada’s aviation and aerospace history—from the 1909 Silver Dart to the International Space Station—at one of the world’s finest museums in its field.
Canada Day Fireworks
Canada Day
(Note: Due to COVID-19, Canada Day 2020 celebrations will be hosted virtually.) Take part in the biggest Canada Day party in the country each year on July 1 in Canada’s capital region!
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Learn about steam locomotives, telescopes, cameras, gold miners, climate change, hydroelectricity and much more through temporary and permanent exhibitions at this interactive, family-friendly museum.
Canadian Museum of History
Canadian Museum of History
Canada’s most-visited museum presents the events, people and objects that have shaped the nation. This architectural gem is located in Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill.

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