Free Admission to the National Collection
- Every Thursday 5–8 pm
- May 19, 2019 (International Museum Day)
- June 2, 2019 (Doors Open Ottawa)
- July 1, 2019 (Canada Day)
- September 29, 2019 (Culture Days)
Includes full access to all the galleries,
Includes admission to
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|Seniors 65+ |
Proof of age required
|24 and under / Students |
Proof of age or ID required
2 adults & 3 youths age 17 and under
Age 11 and under
Prices do not include tax.
Learn more about our rates for group tours. If you have booked a guided tour for a group, please present yourself at the Information Office in the Group Entrance.
Our tourism partners are pleased to welcome you during your stay in Ottawa.
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.
3 museums, 3 days, $35! Discover Canada’s national museums with the Museums Passport.
How it works: The Museums Passport is valid for general admission over 3 consecutive days starting from the day of your first visit. Available for $35, it is valid for 3 visits to museums of your choice among the 7 participating national museums. Each accompanying child (age 17 and under) receives a 30% discount on general admission.
The Passport is available for purchase at the Gallery's Main Entrance, at all 7 participating museums and at the Capital Information Kiosk, located at 90 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Contact 1-844-878-8333.