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  • What is the min wedding price per head? $70-$80
  • What is the max wedding price per head? $250++


  • What is the min guest capacity for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 200-250
  • What is the min guest capacity for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 200-250


  • What is the type of venue? Banquet Hall Weddings
  • What is the style of the venue? Alternative, Museum
  • What kind of landscape does the venue have? Inner City
  • What kind of wedding types does the venue offer? Cocktail, Dining
  • What are the venue's features? Indoors&Outdoors
  • What are the catering options of the venue? In-house catering
  • What kind of services and facilities are offered? 3rd party provider, Alcohol, AV system, Bar services, Insurance, Parking, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Wheelchair Access, WİFİ, Audio Equipment, Cake Cutting, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Clean up, Cooling System, Flatware, Glassware, Heating System, Lighting, Linens, Tables


  • What kind of catering services does the venue offer? Buffet, 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

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  • What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide? Foods & Beverage, Decoration
  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, After Party, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? No
  • Which services can be used from 3rd party providers? Photo & Video, Music, Wedding Cake, Accommodation for the Newlyweds
  • Could the beverage package be upgraded? Yes
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is bringing a wedding cake allowed? Yes

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One of the most remarkable venues for weddings is the Canadian Museum of Nature. The Ottawa based Museum is a classic, glamorous, and modern styled wedding venue that is 4 hours 13 minutes from Toronto. The Canadian Museum of Nature was initially named the Victoria Memorial Museum, and the building was designed by David Ewart.

The modern landscape venue can be used for the ceremony and cocktail wedding type, and it is a perfect location for couples that want a blend of a historic and modern wedding in a warm environment.
Facilities and Capacity The Canadian Museum of Nature has five different event spaces. These event spaces can be tailored to suit your classic and modern style.

• The Hatch Salon is the first event space, and it can hole 220 ceremony guests and 160 banquet guests. This space has a floor-to-ceiling glass wall, a fantastic skylight, and the walls are oak-panelled.
• The second is the East Wing Foyer that can hold 150 ceremony guests and 120 banquet guests. The 237 square foot space gives you natural elegance; it has high ceilings and oak benches.
• The Plaza is the outdoor space that overlooks the century-old castle. This space can hold 250 stands up reception guests and 140 ceremony guests.
• The most dramatic space is the Queen’s Lantern that can hold 110 guests for the ceremony. Space has a 65-foot glass tower and a century-old mosaic floor.
• The last space is the Rotunda that can hold 150 and 80 guests for ceremony and banquet, respectively. It is on the first floor of the building, and it also serves as an exhibition gallery. It can be rented together with the Plaza.
Services • Planning and set up of event space
• Bar service
• Event rentals and venue clean up after the wedding
• Lighting and sound
• Image and content licensing
• Liability insurance
• Parking space enough to serve you and your guests
• Wheelchair access
Decorations Some of the Canadian Museum of Nature's top decorative features include the classic white chairs and couples chair, the brown chairs and the brown covers, the beautiful centrepieces, the wedding cake table, and lots more. The event rooms all have a modern decorative style and a blend of nature.
In-House Catering Canadian Museum of Nature works with the best caterers and bartenders to ensure you and your guests are served the best drinks. The chefs offer different catering services, and they serve the best cuisines made from organic produce. You do not need to be bothered if you have guests with a dietary requirement; the chefs will specially prepare for them and give them the best treatment.
The Canadian Museum of Nature brings you closer to nature without depriving you of the classic and modern city life you want. There are welcoming staff that will make your booking and planning process easy. Book an appointment now.


Canadian Museum of Nature

  • Address: 240 McLeod St, Ottawa, ON K2P 2R1

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Canadian Museum of Nature Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does a wedding cost in Canadian Museum of Nature?

    Canadian Museum of Nature minimum wedding prices range from $$70-$80 per person and maximum wedding prices range from $$250++ per person.

  • What is the guest capacity of Canadian Museum of Nature?

    Canadian Museum of Nature has a maximum capacity of 200-250 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 200-250 people for a cocktail wedding.

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

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

  • What kind of events does the Canadian Museum of Nature carry out?

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

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