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  Canadian Museum of Civilization
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  • Canadian Museum of Civilization - Gatineau
      Canadian Museum of Civilization
    by pieter_jan_v
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization - Gatineau
      Canadian Museum of Civilization
    by pieter_jan_v
 

The Canadian Museum of Civilization offers a detailed look in the origin of Canada.

There are 4 exhibiton levels presenting the following:
-Level 1: Canada's First Peoples.
-Level 2: Changing exhibitions. The Canadian Postal Museum, Canadian Children's Museum and the IMAX theatre in the former the Glacier Wing.
-Level 3: Sights and sounds from the country's past.
-Level 4: Tthe Canadian Personalities Hall.

Outside the Museum building itself, there are various outdoor exhibits that are accessible when weather permits.

From the Café du Musée you have agreat lookoff on the Ottawa River.

Opening hours:
Summer:
Mo-We: 9AM - 6PM
Th-Fr: 9AM - 8PM
Sa-Su: 9.30AM - 6PM

Winter:
Mo: Closed
Tu-We: 9AM - 5PM
Th: 9AM - 8PM
Fr: 9AM - 5PM
Sa-Su: 9.30AM - 5PM

Admission: CAD 12.00

Parking at the Museum
Rate: CAD 1.75 per half hour
Daily maximum rate: CAD 10.00

Address: 100 Laurier Street - Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8
Directions: From Ottawa you can easily walk to the museum that is located on the bank of the Ottawa River opposite Parliament Hill.

Public Transportation:From Ontario: OC Transpo – Route: 8
From Quebec: STO – Routes: 21,31,33,35, 67,77

Phone: +1-819-776-7000
Website: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/home/cmc-home

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 26, 2009
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