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Facility Rentals

The Canadian War Museum is a renowned cultural institution that hosts a wide range of events each year. With its bold and modern architectural features, outstanding collections and world-class rental facilities, the Museum is certain to leave a positive and lasting impression of your special event.

Whether you are planning an intimate banquet, cocktail reception, conference, meeting or even a dream wedding, your guests are sure to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Options include the LeBreton Gallery — a large, open space featuring one of the world’s most extensive collections of military technology — and the multifunctional Barney Danson Theatre.

Capacities and Rental Fees

Banquet and Reception Halls

Canadian War Museum
Banquet Reception Rate
LeBreton Gallery 500 800 $4,000
Lobby 500 800 $4,500
Barney Danson Theatre 200 250 $2,500
Café 120 150 $2,500
Canadian Museum of History
Banquet Reception Rate
Grand Hall 600 1,000 $4,500
Grand Hall and Haida Gwaii Salon N/A 1,400 $5,500
Haida Gwaii Salon 100 400 $3,000
Canadian History Hall 150 200 $3,500
River View Salon 100 140 $2,000
Panorama Café 160 200 $2,800
Bistro Boréal 60 80 $2,000
* Canadian History Hall Lobby N/A 200 $1,000
** Theatre Lobby N/A 503 $250 to $500
Based on the type of setup

Meeting Rooms

Canadian War Museum
Theatre Round Tables Classroom U-Shape Square Boardroom Rate
Atelier C or D 76 70 30 33 42 30 $600
Atelier C and D 160 150 90 54 60 42 $1,000
Barney Danson Theatre 231 200 144 54 78 250 $2,500
Canadian Museum of History
Theatre Round Tables Classroom U-Shape Square Boardroom Rate
Douglas Cardinal Salon 90 80 42 30 42 30 $700
VIP Lounge N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 10 $400
Executive Boardroom N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 30 $700
River View Salon
A or B
60 50 30 24 N/A 36 Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $800
River View Salon 120 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $1,500

Saturday and Sunday: $2,000


Canadian War Museum
Canadian War Museum
Seats Rate
Barney Danson Theatre 231 $2,500
Canadian Museum of History
Seats Rate
Theatre 503 $2,500
CINÉ+ 295 $2,500 / hr

Note: Capacities mentioned above are maximums and do not take into account additional set-up requirements such as types of food service and audiovisual equipment.

Prices subject to change without notice.

* The Canadian History Hall Lobby can only be rented in conjunction with the Canadian History Hall.

** The Theatre Lobby can only be rented in conjunction with the Canadian Museum of History Theatre.

Canadian Museum of History

Situated on the banks of the Ottawa River, across from Parliament Hill and five minutes from downtown Ottawa, the Museum offers you a selection of venues, each more dazzling than the last.

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