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Canadian Museum of History

Honoring 20,000 years of history, The Canadian Museum of History brings Canada’s past and present to life. Visitors can learn about prehistoric Tsimshian archaeological finds and explore the history of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in the six-story Grand Hall. The 2,000 objects in the First Nations collection include one of the oldest pieces depicting a human face. Their Canadian Children’s Museum offers interactive exhibits designed for play to promote cultural awareness. One Sunday each month features special family-focused activities.

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Canadian Museum of Nature

Explore our natural past, present and future at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
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Rideau Hall

Nestled on 79 acres of landscaped grounds in downtown Ottawa, Rideau Hall, the official residence of Canada's Governor General, preserves some of the country's oldest traditions and offers many activities throughout the year.
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Stroll Rideau Canal

Its paved paths are a popular destination for bicycling, walking and even paddling during the warmer months. In winter, the canal transforms into the world’s largest ice-skating rink.