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Famous Five Monument

1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Nice tribute

This exhibit on the grounds of the Parliament Hill was a nice tribute to 5 women who pursued to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Saanich, Canada
Tea with the Famous Five - Women Are Persons!

A collection of statues of the famous five having tea provides the perfect setting for interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This exhibit on the grounds of the Parliament Hill was a nice tribute to 5 women who pursued to get women certain rights in Canada in the past century. Good history lesson and very nicely put together. As this is only one statue of many...More

Thank GatorVictoria_BC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A collection of statues of the famous five having tea provides the perfect setting for interesting photos, which many people take after visiting the changing of the guard on the Hill in the summer. These women played a significant role in ensuring women's rights in...More

Thank 263beatriceh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely experience to be walking around the Parliament Buildings and come across this beautiful grouping of five fine Canadian women. Sniffle.

Thank Delta S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue commemorates an important event in Canadian history, but it has is quite fun and allows you to join in the tea party. Plenty o f photo opportunities.

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to stop and admire this charming larger than life group statue. Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, and Emily Murphy statues each received my grateful thanks for their working in getting women the vote. As I bent before each and...More

Thank Songbird934
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is an interactive bonze statue which includes a description of who these women were, what they wanted, and what they accomplished. It is fun yet poignant. Grateful to have this excellent representation front and centre at our country's capital.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The meeting place for the guided tours of the parliament buildings are close by, so the monument seems to get a lot of traffic. But this shouldn't deter you. It can take you a couple of minutes to get close as people jostle for pictures,...More

Thank Oilerman
Reviewed 11 August 2017

the Famous Five were a group of women that won a landmark decision at the House of Lords allowing women to sit in the Canadian Senate - the upshot was that the definition "persons" was to include women not just men - huge in that...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Appreciate that they acknowledge the women who helped shape this country. It was tucked to one side of the building almost an afterthought. Great for picture taking.

Thank nhnative51
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This monuments celebrates all those who gave us woman a voice. Hence the title "Women are persons" on a tablet being held by one of the Five. It's near the Parliament Buildings and is a good place for photographs.

Thank Rainie1952
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