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Awesome Ice Age Halloween

Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Ontario

Travel back to the last ice age — just in time for Halloween! The Museum’s annual Halloween Party is a little hairier this year, featuring woolly mammoths and Neanderthals! Inspired by the Neanderthal exhibition, you and your family can dance around a life-sized woolly mammoth made entirely of balloons and watch as magician Eric Leclerc […]

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Mammoth Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Ontario

Can you find the escaped mammoths? You’d think it would be hard to lose a mammoth, but a bunch of these ice age mammals have escaped from the Neanderthal exhibition and are hiding in the Children’s Museum! Don’t be fooled by their Halloween costumes — these cute and clever creatures are trying hard to blend […]

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Neanderthal Cave Art

Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Ontario

Try your hand at Neanderthal art. Neanderthals left behind many objects, some of which are on display in our major exhibition, Neanderthal. One of the most evocative links to our prehistoric cousins is recently discovered cave art. This Studio activity helps you imagine linking hands with an artist who lived thousands of years ago. Create […]

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Great Bear Rainforest

Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Ontario

Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves sea otters and the fabled all-white spirit bear—the rarest bear on earth—in the film Great Bear Rainforest, set in one of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is found on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast in British Columbia. […]

Ottawa Regional Heritage Fair 2019

Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Ontario

Every year, this bilingual history fair provides opportunities for students from grades 4 to 10 in the Ottawa region to increase their awareness and understanding of Canadian heritage. This year, the event takes place in the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History, where more than 200 students will present creative and innovative projects that […]

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