Canadian Museum of History
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Immerse yourself in an entertaining and thought-provoking evening with edgy Anishinaabe comedian, writer, digital-media artist, and community activist Ryan McMahon, who uses comedy to delve into the dark history of Indigenous people and colonialism. In Wreck-on Silly Nation, McMahon uses his fast-paced, irreverent style of storytelling comedy to explore whether Canada is really ready for reconciliation, […]
The new Canadian History Hall features the stories of a group of Survivors of the Alberni Indian Residential School whose childhood art was discovered as part a gift of artworks to the University of Victoria and returned to them as part of the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. On October 12, join us […]
Canada Day marks the culmination of nearly 5 years of work at the Canadian Museum of History when the new Canadian History Hall, the museum’s marquee exhibition, opens to the public for the first time.
Alright Ottawa, time to get ready for Canada Day! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. With so much going on, we decided to share some of our picks for your best bets this long weekend! So don your red and white and go celebrate!
The new Canadian History Hall is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on Canadian history ever developed.
For more of what’s going on around town, take a look at our event calendar. Don’t forget to tag your photos from this weekend with our #apt613wknd hashtag for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed!
As I locked my bike outside the Canadian Museum of History, I glanced over at the four school and two tour buses and my heart sank. Now let me see, what’s worse? In corner number one we have hordes of “last-week-of-school” kids running around, shrieking and purposely getting too close to artifacts so that the […]
This weekend is all about celebrating summer with festivals, markets and pop-up events. Enjoy! Get your museum fix with two new exhibitions. Visit the Canadian Museum of History for their Napoleon and Paris exhibit, opening June 16. The sneak peeks on Instagram look awesome! Walk across the Alexandra Bridge to the National Gallery of Canada […]