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The Canadian Museum of Nature welcomes all visitors to the beautiful Ottawa-Gatineau area.

With scenic waterways, parklands, numerous museums and other cultural attractions, as well as vibrant festivals throughout the year, our Nation's Capital offers a diverse and exciting vacation experience.

The museum is a destination on the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour-bus route.

Hotel Packages

Several excellent, nearby hotels offer special packages that include tickets to visit the Canadian Museum of Nature (or in several cases, a choice of museum is offered).

Most of the ones listed below are within a walking distance of 10 to 15 minutes from the museum.

Directions to the museum.

© ARC The Hotel


ARC The Hotel.

ARC The Hotel

140 Slater Street, Ottawa
ARC-tistic Package: This package includes admission for two, overnight accommodations in a Majestic King Room, breakfast for two (up to $30 per person per day) and indoor valet parking for one vehicle at the hotel.
Information and reservations.

© Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites


Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites.

Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites

377 O'Connor Street, Ottawa
Stay, Play, Learn Package: This package includes admission for two adults and two children, one night stay in a Standard Suite, underground parking, and continental breakfast.
Information and reservations.

© Cartier Place Suite Hotel


Cartier Place Suite Hotel.

Cartier Place Suite Hotel

180 Cooper Street, Ottawa
Family Tourist Package: This package includes admission, overnight accommodation, continental breakfast, additional coupons to attractions and restaurants and parking for one vehicle at the hotel.
Information and reservations.

© Lord Elgin Hotel


Lord Elgin Hotel.

Lord Elgin Hotel

100 Elgin Street, Ottawa
Cultural Explorer Package: This package includes admission per registered guest, overnight accommodation, full buffet breakfast and a welcome gift of goodies, including decadent Stubbe Truffles and coupons for the Rideau Centre.
Information and reservations.

© Marriot International, Inc.


Ottawa Marriott Hotel.

Marriott Hotel

100 Kent Street, Ottawa
Discover Ottawa Culture Package: This package includes daily breakfast for two adults and two children, tickets for two adults and two children, and self-parking for one vehicle.
Information and reservations.

© Chateau Ottawa Hotel Inc.


Sheraton Ottawa Hotel.

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel

150 Albert Street, Ottawa
Family Fun Museum Pass: This package includes one family pass to the museum of choice per stay and full buffet breakfast for two adults.
Information and reservations.

Note: Advance reservations are required. Please contact the hotel directly to book your stay.

Blackout dates may apply.

The National-Capital Region

Learn more about the fun and interesting things to do in the capital region:
Ottawa Tourism
Tourisme Outaouais
Capital Information Kiosk

Google map of the museum.

Smoking and Vaping

Smoking and vaping are not permitted on the museum's property.