• Royal Ontario Museum Largest Museum in Canada (Photo by J. Baker)
  • Canadian Museum of History Canada's National Museum of Human History (Photo by Shankar S)
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Museums in Canada

Canada has a wide array of museums ranging from nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses. These places of interest can be found across all provinces and territories of Canada including Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon.

Tourists will love that these institutions specialize in the care and preservation of objects and artifacts that are of cultural, historic, artistic, or scientific interest. Museums in Canada come in different types as well: aerospace, railway, natural history and history, art, mining, ethnicity, education, and several others.

The huge number of museums in Canada draws in millions of tourists every year. There are currently six Canadian National museums which include the National Gallery of Canada, the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Canadian Museum of History, and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Other notable museums are the Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, and Royal British Columbia Museum, among many others.

Find the most popular museums in Canada from all top destinations. There's over 1,000 museums in various cities of Canada. The major provinces in Canada with top museums are Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. And the major cities are Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Winnipeg.

Canada Provinces with Museums

The museums of Canada are listed in the following 13 provinces. Click on a province bellow to find museums of that specific province.

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