Museums and galleries

Museums enable us to discover our diverse heritage and help us to know who we are and what brings us together. Visit one of Canada’s national museums or galleries in person or through virtual exhibits.


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Museums and galleries in Canada’s Capital

Admire some of Canada’s most valued cultural treasures and discover our diverse heritage in Canada’s Capital Region.

National museums

Experience Canada’s past, present and future through its national museums.

Virtual museum exhibits

Explore the Virtual Museum of Canada, the largest digital source of stories and experiences shared by Canada’s museums and heritage organizations.

Canada’s Capital Museums Passport

Pick up a Museums Passport and visit up to six uniquely Canadian museums in Canada's Capital Region.

Cultural Access Pass (New Canadians)

Get this pass which allows New Canadians to discover more than 1,000 museums and other cultural treasures across Canada, free of charge.

Funding – Museums and galleries

Obtain financial assistance through the Museums Assistance Program and other funding programs that provide support to heritage institutions and collections.

Plan your class field trip

Book your school visit to the National Capital Region where your students will experience Canada’s rich heritage at its many museums and galleries.


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