Wedding Venues Gatineau

Canadian Museum of History

  • Min price (pp)

  • Capacity
    50 - 625
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Canadian Museum of History Capacity

Min. 50 - Max. 625
Min. 50 - Max. 625

Features Canadian Museum of History

What is the type of venue?
Banquet Hall Weddings
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What kind of view does the venue have?
Inner City
What kind of wedding types does the venue offer?
Cocktail Dining
What kind of services and facilities are offered?
3rd party provider Alcohol Bar services Bridal suite Dance Floor Insurance Parking Wedding Planner / Coordinator Wheelchair Access WIFI Audio Equipment Cake Cutting Centrepieces Chairs Chair Covers Clean up Cooling System Flatware Glassware Heating System Lighting Linens Tables Decoration

Cuisine Canadian Museum of History

What kind of catering services does the venue offer?
Buffet Chocolate Fountain Cocktail Reception Dessert Family Style French Service Hors d'oeuvres Plated Server(s) Stations Tastings
What kind of bar services does the venue provide?
Bartender(s) Cash Bar Champagne Toast House Beer House Liquor House Wine Limited Bar Liquor License Open Bar Premium Liquor Signature Drink Specialty Beer Specialty Wine

Canadian Museum of History Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a wedding cost in Canadian Museum of History?

Canadian Museum of History minimum wedding prices range from $$0-$50 per person and maximum wedding prices range from $$60-$70 per person.

What is the guest capacity of Canadian Museum of History?

Canadian Museum of History has a maximum capacity of 625 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 625 people for a cocktail wedding.

What kind of services and facilities are offered in Canadian Museum of History?

Canadian Museum of History provides events such as glassware, heating system, chairs, tables, wheelchair access, centrepieces, lighting, linens, decoration, bridal suite, clean up, flatware, cake cutting, bar services, cooling system, chair covers, 3rd party provider, audio equipment, alcohol, insurance, dance floor, wedding planner / coordinator, wifi and parking.

What kind of events does the Canadian Museum of History carry out?

Apart from weddings, Canadian Museum of History provides services such as bridal shower, after party, engagement party, elopements, rehearsal dinner, reception and ceremony.

What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide?

Foods & Beverage, Decoration

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Which services can be used from 3rd party providers?

Photo & Video, Music, Wedding Cake, Accommodation for the Newlyweds

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About Canadian Museum of History

Canadian Museum of History is a historical and museum type wedding venue with a waterfront, classic and eclectic style. The ceremony and cocktail wedding type venue is 4 hours 15 minutes away from Toronto and only 7 minutes from Ottawa's city center. The most prestigious museum in Canada has a mix of green and waterfront landscapes, making it a perfect venue for couples that want an aesthetically pleasing and picturesque wedding venue.

Canadian Museum of History is the most visited museum in the country, with over 1.2 million yearly visitors. The museum was created in 1856, and it is the oldest public institution that shares cultural studies, history, ethnology, and archaeology. This venue won the 2020 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

Facilities and Capacity

The wedding facility at the Canadian Museum of History allows you to choose the best from the classic and eclectic spaces. The space you will choose is also dependent on the number of guests you are expecting.
The venue has four different spaces that you can choose from:
• The first is the River View Salon that can accommodate up to 80 people for a banquet-style wedding. This venue has a fantastic view of the river. It is perfect for an intimate banquet setting.
• The second is the Haida Gwaii Salon, which fits 100 people for the banquet style and 400 people standing (usually with the Grand Hall). This space allows you to see the Ottawa River uniquely.
• The third is the Grand Hall that seats 600 people in banquet style. It is a large and open space with decorated pillars inside the hall.
• The fourth space is the Panorama Café that can seat up to 150 people in banquet style. This hall has alluring floor-to-ceiling Windows, which brings in the natural sunlight. Additionally, it offers a perfect of the surroundings from inside the hall.
• Other facilities at the venue include the museum exhibition and the surrounding that are super perfect for pictures.


• There are different wedding packages you can choose from.
• Services by museum production coordinator
• They are top class caterers to take off the stress
• Set up of the venue and clean up after us
• Basic security service
• Liability insurance coverage
• Outside vendors are allowed
• Extra parking passes
• Wheelchair accessible


The indoor space of the Canadian Museum of History has a unique design for each room. The chairs are covered with white chiffon, while some in different spaces are covered with black. The tables have white and flowery designed table covers, respectively. There are centrepieces to beautify the venue on each table. The transparent windows also allow you to see the water body in the background and the nice surrounding, which makes it picturesque.

In-House Catering

The goal of choosing the Canadian Museum of History is to have the best wedding experience. One of the major ways to have the best wedding is to serve the guests the best meals. The chefs serve you and your guest’s plated dinner, cocktail receptions, and lots more. You get the best advice from the professionals on the best meals for your guests.


The only accommodation on site is the limited room for the bride and groom only. There is no on-site room for the guests. The room for the couple is modest and well furnished.

Canadian Museum of History is a wedding venue in Ottawa with the best facilities and features to make your day memorable. The amazing staff will also help you plan your wedding right from the day you book till the end of the wedding. Have a feel of an amazing once in a lifetime experience by making a booking now.

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    100 Laurier St, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8

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