The Canadian Museum of History will offer couples an exceptional experience, with world class surroundings that is uniquely Canadian. Host your wedding event at Canada’s most prestigious museum, which provides a sense of historical culture, and eclectic classic style. This choice of venue can accommodate everything from cocktail reception, to intimate weddings, to a multi-course, customized wedding reception. Wedding packages are available to eliminate the stress and hassle of your special day.
Facilities and Capacity
Choose between an intimate banquet setting such as the River View Salon, or large open space for a big party, such as the Grand Hall. There are four classic and eclectic banquet style halls to choose from that will meet the required space for the number of guests expected to attend. Indoor and outdoor event spaces are available.
- The River View Salon fits up to 80 people banquet style.
- The Haida Gwaii Salon fits up to 100 people banquet style, and 400 people standing(usually with the Grand Hall). It offers a spectacular view of the Ottawa River.
- The Grand Hall seats 600 people banquet style.
- The Panorama Café seats up to 150 people banquet style.
The Canadian Museum of History offers couples wedding packages for their most unique venues, along with top quality catering and technical services to help eliminate the stress of your day. Couples are free to use outside vendors as well. All wedding packages include tables, chairs (including the head table), security, cleaning of hall before and after, production coordinator, Ipod friendly sound system, technician etc.. extra parking passes. The museum is also wheelchair accessible, throughout. The museum services offer the following and much more:
- Clean up
- Set up
- Dance floor
- Basic Security service
- Coat check
- Private bride and groom rooms(limited to certain rooms)
- Services by Museum Production Coordinator
- special events liabilty insurance coverage
Catering services include serving guests seated/plated dinner, buffet style, cocktail reception, food stations, just to name a few. Their team of event experts will advise you all along your project and will make your most special day, a unique experience.
Explore exciting features of the museum that you and guests would enjoy outside the wedding event. Some features include:
- Beautiful exterior surroundings ideal for wedding pictures
This is the country’s most-visited museum in Canada. The Canadian Museum of History receives over 1.2 million visitors each year to its complex located in the heart of the National Capital Region. This is the oldest public institutions that dates back to 1856 and continues to share its expert knowledge in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both in Canada and around the world.
City, classic, eclectic, waterfront
Catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, set up
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I'm an experienced Sales Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the museums and institutions industry. I'm skilled in both Event Planning andCustomer Service.
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