Galleries and Museums

Experience the many galleries and museums Canada has to offer.

Alberta

Glenbow Museum, Calgary
Western Canada's largest museum. Glenbow has an impressive collection of art and artefacts illustrating human history and pays particular attention, through dedicated exhibits, to the First Nations people who originally lived in this area of Canada.

British Columbia

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Museum of British Columbia, Victoria

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver

Vancouver Art Gallery
The largest art gallery in Western Canada, the art gallery in Vancouver is one of the most recognisable buildings in the city and a hub of activity inside and out.

Manitoba

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Museum, Sandy Lake

Winnipeg Art Gallery
Home to a vast collection of art from Canada and Europe. The Gallery provides art classes, lectures, films and concerts.

Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg
This large and diverse museum is a history of Manitoba and can be found within the Centennial Centre.

New Brunswick

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton

New Brunswick Museum, Saint John

Newfoundland and Labrador

Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's

Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's

Northwest Territories

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife

Nova Scotia

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Along the waterfront, visitors to this museum can learn about Nova Scotia 's all-important maritime history. There are also exhibits about the Halifax Explosion, and the Titanic. The CSS Acadia is docked outside and is included in museum admission during the summer.

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, Halifax
Only a short walk from the Public Gardens or Citadel Hill, the Natural History museum has informative exhibits about Nova Scotia's habitats and their inhabitants. The nature centre naturalist has local creatures of the land and sea to meet, and the museum has frequent special programs. Don't forget to visit Gus, the tortoise who has been at the museum for 50 odd years.

Pier 21 National Historic Site
Pier 21 uses a variety of exhibits to present the stories of departing and arriving Canadian troops, war brides, displaced children, and the more than one million immigrants who arrived in Canada through its doors between 1928 and 1971. Opened in its current incarnation in 1999, Pier 21 has several types of exhibitions and a resource centre with databases for those wishing to do research related to the site

Nunavut

Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum, Iqaluit

Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Known as AGO, the art gallery is one of the best known and well loved galleries in the country.

Royal Museum of Ontario, Toronto
ROM is dedicated to the history of nature and culture. This is Canada's biggest museum and one of its most varied.

Prince Edward Island

Confederation Centre Art Gallery , Charlottetown

Quebec

Canadian Museum of Civilisation , Gatineau

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Saskatchewan

RCMP Centennial Museum , Regina

Western Development Museum , Saskatoon

Yukon

Dawson City Museum

MacBride Museum , Whitehorse

Northern Lights Centre, Whitehorse

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