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Canadian Children's Museum

100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada
+1 819-776-7000
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Children and Culture

Great place to take kids to experience First Nations Culture and other countries! They absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MomTravelswith4
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My son had a blast visiting & learning about different cultures. But the most fun he had was in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Located within the Canadian Museum of History (formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization) Hands on adventure! The Canadian Children's Museum is one of the most popular attractions at the Canadian Museum of History, and has been since it opened its doors in 1989. Passports in hand, visitors discover one incredible destination after another. Whether on a visit to homes in the International Village, a trek to a desert pyramid, a jaunt to the Port of Entry to help unload a cargo ship, or a stroll through the bustling Market Bazaar, visitors encounter endless ways to learn about the world and one another. A world of discovery where parents have as much fun as their kids!
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100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take kids to experience First Nations Culture and other countries! They absolutely loved the Children's Museum. Very interactive and lots of different activities to keep them busy! You can spend up to 3 hrs in one space (Children's Museum), parents can also...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son had a blast visiting & learning about different cultures. But the most fun he had was in the room full of blue building foam blocks. Definitely be returning here to visit the history museum!

Thank Misty H
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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Misty H, thank you for your great comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We are thrilled to hear that you and your son had fun. We hope to see you again soon! Regards, Stephanie Fortin Tourism and Marketing Officer

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Try on the different attires from Egypt and other countries. Try on those wooden Dutch clogs. Visit Mexico and countries of the continents of the world. I am a very positive person and see good in everything and everyone. This place is fun. Helps us...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great place to visite in the Outaouais.the history of are culture and mooreLe passé et l'avenir sont bien défini par les premiers colomba qui ont habiter et coloniser le Canada.Vous verrai avec les enfants des Totems les façons qui ont défricher la terre.Are first nation...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Situated insid the Canadian museum of history. Lots of hands on things to do and see for the kids. They have the opportunity to learn while theyy play.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went there with my 2 kids and my sister's as a little familly trip. We only wanted access to the kids museum. The desk attendant told us that they did not sell the ticket separately and that it was now a one ticket all-access...More

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We really appreciate receiving visitor comments and feedback. Admission to the Museum now includes access to all exhibitions (including our special exhibitions, such as the popular family-friendly DreamWorks Animation), the Children's Museum...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Love the passport and the dress up options! No matter if you are actually young or just young at heart , this is a must see . Everything is interactive and enjoyable ! The fact that this is all a part of the History Museum...More

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your comments following your visit to the Canadian Children's Museum. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience. The Museum is a world of discovery where parents have as much fun as their kids! We hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Went with children ages 5 and 3. They absolutely loved the children’s part of the museum. I had no idea we would easily spend a couple of hours here. They really enjoyed it. After we started on the ground floor of the history museum. You...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This museum is really fun for children and adults as well. Every section is made with extreme care and attention to detail. It was a wonderful experience. We had a great time. We'll come back when our son is older to enjoy even more.

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Stephanie F, Manager at Canadian Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great time visiting the Canadian Children's Museum with your son. We hope to see you again soon! Stephanie Fortin Tourism and Marketing Officer Canadian Museum of History

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you're in the hull area this is worth the visit! Kids of all ages have a great time at the museaum!

Thank Sarah C
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occams-razor
16 November 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Good Day "Occams-Razor": The "admission/fee" policy of the Cdn, History Museum is that one pays for entrance with no additional fee for visiting any of the component parts [like the Wonderful Children's Museum] or special... More
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Wilson2021
18 August 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Good Day: Many three year old children are very inquisitive... and would love the Museum... BUT their memory often precludes a "lasting impression"... It is certainly worth the effort!!
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Response from Dayana33 | Reviewed this property |
A 2 yr old would definitely have a fun time but a 10 yr old, might be a bit old for it. But it does depend on the child... my 10 yr old niece enjoys it together with her younger cousins.
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