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Unofficial Museums
Ottawa is known as the city of museums, so we turned every point of interest into Unofficial Museums!
Fall in Ottawa
Couple’s Ottawa Getaway: Fall Edition
Fall-inspired activities for a couple’s getaway in Ottawa.
83 'til infinity: 40 years of hip-hop in the Ottawa-Gatineau region
Special exhibits
Special exhibits are always plentiful at Ottawa-area museums. Here are just a few of the current and upcoming temporary exhibits.

Upcoming events

Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Catch first-rate musical performances in unique and quaint venues across Eastern Ontario, near Ottawa.
Ottawa 67's
Ottawa 67's
Enjoy affordable, family-friendly junior men’s hockey games at TD Place Arena at Lansdowne, in the lively downtown Glebe neighbourhood.
Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Ottawa Senators
Take in the electric atmosphere of an NHL game in Canada’s capital and watch pro hockey players compete in the national winter sport.
Rideau Canal - cycling
Weekend Bikedays
On weekends—and even some weekdays—you can bike, walk, run and in-line skate on several car-free parkways in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.
Indigenous Experiences
Tagwàgi Festival
Celebrate authentic Indigenous activities through interactive workshops, delicious cuisine, and a farmers' market with local vendors. Meet the rare…

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