This section is dedicated to travel trade professionals planning group and FIT visits to the Museum of History and the War Museum.
With its prize-winning and richly symbolic architecture, the War Museum, located near downtown Ottawa, provides a spectacular setting for exhibitions, public programs and other events that illustrate the way in which human conflicts, in Canada and around the globe, have changed the face of the world.
Discover the military history of Canada through a vast collection of artifacts, moving personal stories, works of art, and unforgettable photography. Explore the human conflicts that have shaped Canada, Canadians and the world.
With more than one million visitors each year, the Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural jewel designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, the Museum is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill. Discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped the nation’s history. Marvel at the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles and explore the traditions and achievements of Canada’s First Peoples. Tour our many special and permanent exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at the IMAX® Theatre.
For assistance with planning an itinerary in the region, visit regional tourism offices.