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OTTAWA CANADA SIGHTSEEING - OTTAWA ATTRACTIONS

Ottawa Sightseeing CanadaOttawa Top 10 Attractions - Some of the finest attractions will be listed here. We chose our top ten and the first one is the Parliament Hill. It has Guided Tours during the hours from 9 am - 8:30 pm Mon - Fri; 9 am - 5:30 pm Sat – Sun. The phone number is +1 613 239 5000 for contact. This is the political heart of Canada and the admission to this great attraction in Ottawa is free. This is one of the best attractions in the area. The Rideau Hall is Open Hours: Grounds: 9am-dusk daily and can be contacted at this phone number +1 613 991 4422. It was built in 1888 and was the home of the Queen’s representative to Canada since 1867.

Another must see is The Canadian Museum of Civilization is Open Hours: May 1-Jun 30: 9am-6pm Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat; 9am-9pm Thu; Jul 1-Sep 4: 9am-6pm Sat-Wed; 9am- 9pm Thu-Fri; Oct 10-Apr 30: 9am-5pm Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat; 9am-9pm Thu. You can contact them at +1 819 776 7000. You will spend hours in this museum because there are over 3.5 million artifacts and exhibits of national historical and cultural importance. With so much to see you will be amazed at the fine exhibits.

The Canada Science and Technology Museum is Open Hours: May 1-Labour Day: 9am-5pm daily; Labour Day-Apr 30: 9am-5pm Tue-Sun. The contact number is +1 613 991 3044. This is the largest science and technology museum in Canada. It has a lot of hands on exhibits and there are guided tours for your enjoyment. If you have the kids along they will really enjoy this as well as adults. Take an afternoon to enjoy this one.

The Royal Canadian Mint is Open Hours: Winter: 9am-5pm daily; Summer: 9am-8:30pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5:30pm Sat-Sun. The phone number is +1 613 993 8990. This is where the Canadian coins are produced since 1908 and The Gatineau Park is Open Hours: Victoria Day-Labor Day: 9am-6pm daily. Labor Day-Victoria Day: 9am-5pm daily. The phone number is +1 819 239 5000; +1 819 827 2020. There are several nature walks and lakes in this very beautiful park. Don’t forget to visit The Rideau Falls. It is always open all year round. The Rideau Canal is another attraction you will want to see. It is Open Hours: 24 hours daily and the phone number is Phone: +1 613 283 5170; +1 800 230 0016. During the winter, the canal is frozen and it becomes the "World's Longest Skating Rink.” If you are visiting during the winter months you will want to bring your skates along and join in the fun.

These were our choices for the Top Ten Attractions in Ottawa. There are many more to see so put on your walking shoes and get out there and enjoy.

Canadian Museum of Civilization
100 Laurier Street
P.O. Box 3100, Station B
Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2.
The Canadian Museum of Civilization is Open Hours: May 1-Jun 30: 9am-6pm Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat; 9am-9pm Thu; Jul 1-Sep 4: 9am-6pm Sat-Wed; 9am- 9pm Thu-Fri; Oct 10-Apr 30: 9am-5pm Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat; 9am-9pm Thu. You can contact them at +1 819 776 7000. You will spend hours in this museum because there are over 3.5 million artifacts and exhibits of national historical and cultural importance.

Canada Science and Technology Museum
1867 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3
CANADA
The Canada Science and Technology Museum is Open Hours: May 1-Labour Day: 9am-5pm daily; Labour Day-Apr 30: 9am-5pm Tue-Sun. The contact number is +1 613 991 3044. This is the largest science and technology museum in Canada. It has a lot of hands on exhibits and there are guided tours for your enjoyment.

Canadian Museum of Nature
PO Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, ON K1P 6P4
The Canadian Museum of Nature is Open Hours: May 1-Thanksgiving: 9:30am-5pm Fri-Wed; 8pm Thu; Thanksgiving-May 1: 10am-5pm Tue-Wed, Fri-Satl 10am-8pm Thu. The contact number is +1 613 566 4700; +1 800 263 4433. A walk through this museum will take you back to the time of the dinosaurs and when 80 percent of the land mass on the country was a glacier.

Royal Canadian Mint
320 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G8
The Royal Canadian Mint is Open Hours: Winter: 9am-5pm daily; Summer: 9am-8:30pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5:30pm Sat-Sun. The phone number is +1 613 993 8990. This is where the Canadian coins are produced since 1908. There is a very good, interesting tour that will take you through the building then buy a souvenir in the gift shop.

Gatineau Park
33 Scott Road
Chelsea, Quebec
The Gatineau Park is Open Hours: Victoria Day-Labor Day: 9am-6pm daily. Labor Day-Victoria Day: 9am-5pm daily. The phone number is +1 819 239 5000; +1 819 827 2020. There are several nature walks and lakes in this very beautiful park. Take the afternoon and enjoy the serenity and a picnic if you wish.

Rideau Falls
The Rideau Falls is always open all year round. It is located across from Ottawa City Hall on Sussex Drive. These pretty falls are lit up at night and are worth taking a look at. It is within walking distance of Rideau Hall and it is in Rideau Falls Park.

National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9N4
The National Gallery of Canada is Open Hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun; 10am-8pm Thu. The phone number is +1 613 990 1985. This gallery includes works by the masters Pissaro, Gustav Klimt and Rembrandt. This museum permanent collection admission is free. Take a few hours to admire the many beautiful works of art.

Rideau Canal
34a Beckwith St. South,
Smiths Falls, Ontario
K7A 2A8
The Rideau Canal is Open Hours: 24 hours daily and the phone number is Phone: +1 613 283 5170; +1 800 230 0016. During the winter, the canal is frozen and it becomes the "World's Longest Skating Rink.” This is also where a lot of activity happens during the Ottawa's Winterlude festival.

Parliament Hill
Parliament Hill has Guided Tours during the hours from 9 am - 8:30 pm Mon - Fri; 9 am - 5:30 pm Sat – Sun. The phone number is +1 613 239 5000 for contact. This is the political heart of Canada and the admission to this great attraction in Ottawa is free.

Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall is Open Hours: Grounds: 9am-dusk daily and can be contacted at this phone number +1 613 991 4422. It was built in 1888 and was the home of the Queen’s representative to Canada since 1867. On the grounds is a magnificent greenhouse and beautiful gardens for you to enjoy.

 

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