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Musée canadien des enfants, Gatineau

(4.5/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Inspire your child's imagination at Musée canadien des enfants, offering kids a wide array of hands-on experiences of art, culture, and history. Let your child lead you through the colorful museum: visit the market bazaar to discover different foods, then climb aboard the Pakistani bus or a rickshaw from Thailand. History comes alive in the grand hall dedicated to First Nations cultures, and temporary shows focus on specific subjects. Interactive exhibits and workshops complete the engaging, educational experience. With our custom trip planner, Gatineau attractions like Musée canadien des enfants can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It's a great place to bring the kids for fun activities; they won't get bored. I would recommend going during the week if you can when there's less chance to be crowded. The museum is already overwhel...  more »
  • My two year old granddaughter loves to visit this museum. She goes at least 2 - 3 times a month. She is never bored and always discover something new. Very safe as place, of course, the parent must stay close to monitor the child... but what wonderful place for discovery and creativity of children at an early age.
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  • Excellent museum that operates within the Museum of civilization, is a modern building with excellent views. Within him through the game you can learn the customs of different countries, is the market, store and transport. Really very didactic all
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  • Although low tech, our children and all the other children we saw there had a great time. There are lots of activities and fun to be had by all. The passport activity is a great idea to ensure that you don't miss anything.
  • Excellent place for kids! Total chaos with all the little people running around yelling which I think is testament to a fun place. Various different cultures and parts of the world are presented through hands on activities and you can collect a little passport and stamp it at different countries you have 'visited'. There's art's and crafts dotted around, costumes for dress up and different vehicles for them to mount & pretend to drive. It's a cool idea and well laid out. Best part is that entry price is included in the larger museum entry! There's a number of places for parents/guardians to sit for a rest. Also pretty handy are the toilets right there rather than having to go into the larger museum. Its quite compact making it easy to locate your kids once they've run off
  • Best day ever! Spent most of the day having a great time with the family. Fun for kids and adults alike!
  • Awesome place for kids. My daughter loved this place!! We stopped for only few hours on our trip to Ottawa but that wasn't enough time to spend at this place. So much to do inside for the kids. Staff is just amazing and very friendly with kids. Clean washrooms for changing kids also! Overall this place deserves all the stars.
  • Awesome place to spend the day with the kids... Excellent way to learn about different cultures from around the world.