In case you haven’t heard, the City of Ottawa is home to an impressive array of museums that will peak any interest. So when the summer heat kicks in and you’re eager to find some exciting indoor options to keep you and the kids entertained, this is the perfect place to be. Here are Ottawa’s best museums to visit with your whole family this season!
Canada Agricultural and Food Museum
If you have animal lovers in the fam, then be sure to pay a visit to the Canada Agricultural and Food Museum. This place is always a hit with the kids. There are plenty of unique exhibits and programs that dive into Canada’s agricultural heritage with a focus on the dynamic relationship between science, technology and the food we eat. You and the kids can explore the animal barns, learn about where our food comes from and how it reaches the dinner table. They also offer special themed events, summer day camps, tours and more.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Let your little ones learn and explore the world of aviation and space with one of the most extensive aviation collections in Canada. Renowned as one of the top aviation museums in the world, you can feast your eyes on a collection of over 130 aircrafts and artifacts. There’s also demonstrations, guided tours and special highlights, like the International Space Station exhibit, that will inspire your kids to reach for the stars.
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Fuel your kids’ passion for science with an immersive digital experience that the whole family will love. With 11 brand-new exhibits, there’s so much to take in here, including the popular ZOOOM Children’s Innovative Zone, the Crazy Kitchen, a demo stage, the Exploratrek maker and other internationally travelling exhibits.
Canadian Museum of Nature
Plan your visit to the Canadian Museum of Nature for a fun-filled day of interactive exhibits that let kids touch, listen, and question as they please. This museum offers non-stop fun for all ages at the interactive Fossil Gallery, Arctic Gallery, Bird Gallery, Water Gallery and much more. They also host birthday parties and nature sleepovers!
When it’s too hot to spend the day outside, pop into any of Ottawa’s best museums for an exciting and adventurous day filled with plenty of fun that will keep you and the kids entertained. Considering a move to Ottawa? Allow the CLV Group to assist. With ample rental listings across the city, our team can help you find a place that’s ideal for your needs and budget. Get in touch today!