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The capital of Canada is filled with rich Canadian history! Here are its 7 national museums for you to explore.
A national artistic treasure! With paintings, sculptures, multi-media exhibits, and extensive photography of Canadian history, this is an artists' dream. With more than 40,000 works, this museum is sure to fill your day with "Ooo's" and "Awe's". Tickets can be purchased online.
Canada's most visited museum immerses its visitors in Canadian history. It features the largest collection of totem poles and the biggest exhibit about Canadian history. This museum houses a First Nations People's hall and encourages children to learn about different cultures through games and interactive exhibits. It is truly a place for history buffs!
Where are all our science-loving Swoopsters at? This museum is a hands-on way to experience science in all its glory. Explore both the historic scientific achievements, all the way to modern-day technology. It's a museum that feels like a playground...but please don't swing off the exhibits!
Swoop's favorite national museum...for obvious reasons! This museum houses the largest aviation collection in Canada. Journey through the story of aviation, from the very beginning to our current day aviation achievements. Immerse in interactive exhibits that are out of this world in the space exhibit or fly high in a cockpit simulator!
Attention all animal lovers: we have the museum for you! Visit your favorite farmland animals like horses, alpacas, goats, cows, sheep, and rabbits. Learn how butter and ice cream are made and get up and close with some animal cuties!
This museum is seriously cool, it even looks like a castle! Learn about dinosaurs, mammals, insects, minerals, and more! There is so much history to uncover in nature and you can even experience it at night. Family-fun sleepovers include a 3D movie and sleepover, or 19+ can enjoy the Nature Nocturn dance party.
Take some time to remember our fallen soldiers and learn about the battles that shaped our country today. This museum allows us to reflect on the past and appreciate the people who fought for our freedom.
Author: Mikayla Van Gent