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General Admission

Includes Collection, all exhibitions except Alex Colville (23 April 2015 - 7 Sep 2015)

Special Exhibition

Includes Collection, all exhibitions and Alex Colville (23 April 2015 - 7 Sep 2015)
$12 $16
Seniors (65+)
$10 $14
Students (With Valid ID)
$10 $14
Youth (age 12 - 19)
$6 $7
Children (age 11 and under)
Free Free
Family (2 Adults and 3 Youths)
$24 $32
Free (become a Member) Free (become a Member)


- All Prices include Tax

- All Prices include Tax

Free General Admission*

  • Every Thursday 5-8 pm
  • Sunday 17 May 2015 (International Museums Day)
  • Sunday 7 June 2015 (Doors Open Ottawa)
  • Wednesday 1st July 2015 (Canada Day)
  • Sunday 27 September 2015 (Culture Days)

*Except Special Exhibition Alex Colville.

Free admission for Members and children under 12.


Click here for group tour rates.

If you have booked a guided tour for a group, please present yourself at the Information Office in the Tour Group Lobby.

Box Office / Tickets

Except where noted, you may obtain tickets or register for programs either in person or by phone (613-998-8888 or 1-888-541-8888). Service charges apply. All prices include tax.

Members, children under the age of 12 or visitors using our dining facilities must obtain a free ticket at the Main Entrance.

If you have a complimentary pass, a gift admission or a discount coupon from the Entertainment Booklet, please exchange it for a ticket at the Main Entrance.

You can purchase a membership at the Main Entrance or online.

Packages and Discounts

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