Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint

Follow Royal Canadian Mint

Take a fascinating, affordable tour to learn how coins are made, and shop for unique gifts and collectibles in an historic building near the ByWard Market area.

On your tour, you can learn about the precise art and craft of coin-making, see over $1 million worth of pure gold and even hold a solid gold bar! Discover the mint's storied history, which includes a Guinness World Record for producing the world's largest coin—a 100-kilogram coin made of 99.999% pure gold with a face value of $1 million. On weekdays, you can also watch coins being made.

Operating since 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint is one of the world's most respected manufacturers. The mint's Ottawa location makes coins for collectors, many of which commemorate important people and events in Canada's history. It is open daily, year round.

Location

Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint

320 Sussex Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0G8
Canada

Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint

320 Sussex Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0G8
Canada

More Details

Address
320 Sussex Drive Ottawa
Local
Toll Free
Accessibility: Entry
Full
Accessibility: Washrooms
Full
Dates & Hours of Operation
Daily
Reservations (General Public)
Recommended
Distance to Shaw Centre (km)
0.0
Distance to airport (km)
0.0
Admission (regular adult price)
11 CAD to 15 CAD
Student Friendly
Comp policy for the Driver and/or the Escort
Driver only
Group Rates Offered
Maximum Group Size
30

Stay up to date

Stay up to date on upcoming events and ideas to plan your next trip to Ottawa with friends, family or on your own by signing up for the Ottawa Tourism Newsletter.