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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!

Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Museum of Nature
Explore the fascinating science related to fossils, mammals, minerals, birds, plate tectonics, Arctic discovery and more in a historic building minutes from Parliament Hill.
Canadian War Museum
Canadian War Museum
Delve into Canada’s rich military history through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. This striking museum is also known for its symbolic architecture.
Diefenbunker Museum
Diefenbunker Museum
Ponder the Cold War as you tour this four-storey underground bunker in rural Ottawa. Originally designed to shelter Canadian VIPs during a nuclear attack, it is now a National Historic Site.
Guided tours of Parliament
Guided tours of Parliament
Take a free guided tour of the home of Canada’s federal government, one of Ottawa’s top attractions. Admire historic paintings, as well as architecture decorated with Canadian motifs, in these official spaces.
National Arts Centre
National Arts Centre
Catch a wide variety of orchestra, dance, variety, and English, French and Indigenous theatre shows at the only bilingual, multidisciplinary performing arts centre in Canada.
National Gallery of Canada
National Gallery of Canada
Discover contemporary and historical artworks—including paintings, sculptures, photographs and multimedia installations—in this landmark site located near the vibrant ByWard Market area.

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