About Us

About Us

About the Corporation

The Canadian Museum of History is a Crown Corporation as defined and established by the Museums Act. The Corporation oversees the operation of three museums: the Canadian Museum of History, the Canadian War Museum and the Virtual Museum of New France. The Corporation’s overall mandate is to enhance Canadians’ knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada’s history and identity, and also to enhance their awareness of world history and cultures.

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Annual Public Meeting: The Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History will hold its annual public meeting on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 5:00 p.m., at The Manitoba Museum, Festival Hall, in Winnipeg.


The President and Chief Executive Officer

Mark O'Neill - President and CEO

Mark O’Neill is President and CEO of the federal Crown corporation that operates the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum, Canada’s national museums of human and military history. The corporation also operates the Canadian Children’s Museum, the Virtual Museum of New France and the Virtual Museum of Canada. It is Canada’s largest and most visited cultural institution and one of its oldest, with roots stretching back to 1852.

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Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thur: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8
Tel: 1-800-555-5621

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