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December 1 - February 28


OPEN: Wednesday to Sunday;
10:00am to 5:00pm

CLOSED: Monday and Tuesday, except for February 20, Heritage Day


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Canada’s winter weather brings surprises and challenges for some newcomers. Clarecia Christie, Maria Rosario Pagano, Dorothy Van Helvert, Christine Schlechta, Monica Valencia, Alix Pinciv and Christine Welldon share their memories. →

Our travelling exhibition, Canada: Day 1, supported by RBC, will be at the Legislative Assembly Office, Edmonton, Alberta, until December.

Exhibition Schedule >

Borders, Groups, Statistics: Researching Immigrant Arrival at Pier 21

Historians and genealogists depend on a number of sources to conduct research on immigrant arrivals. It’s not as simple as entering a name into a database. Learn more >

In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is your celebration!
Find out how you can join Canadians taking part from coast to coast to coast.

Artist-in-Residence Program 2017

Calling all artists! The Museum’s six-month Artist-in-Residence program is back for its second year, and we’re on the lookout for someone whose work will not only inspire and engage our visitors but complement our upcoming Canada: Day 1 exhibit.

Find out how to apply >