Ottawa FAQ

Is it free to go to an Ottawa museum on a Thursday?

Yes, that’s right, there are several Ottawa museums which are free to enter on Thursdays.
Between 4 pm and 8 pm every Thursday you can enter th Canadian Museum of History and Canada War Museum for free, as well as that it’s free all day on Canada Day and Remembrance Day.
Between 5 pm and 8 pm every Thursday you can enter the Canada Museum of Nature and the National Gallery of Canada for free.

Are the beaches of Ottawa open?

Yes, for the city’s beach season the beaches are open for public use.