Virtual Museum of Canada

Type: Museum

This is a definitive online resource for Canada’s museums and their collections. Featuring over 600 virtual exhibits, nearly 1 million images, and a wealth of engaging multimedia content, covering topics in arts, science, and history.



Online Exhibitions

Virtual exhibits and interactive learning resources on numerous subjects, created by Canadian museums and galleries. Local history exhibits that capture Canadian community memories, drawn from the collections of small museums and local memories and treasures are also available.  Organized by museum, name or subject, the themes of Aboriginal Art, Culture and Tradition, Arts in Canada, Canada at War, Canadian Musical Traditions, Canadian Women, Science and Medicine and Vancouver 2010 make up the bulk of the collection.

Image Gallery

Showcases thousands of artefacts, photos, paintings and objects from Canadian museums. Amongst others, it contains the works of the Group of Seven, Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Emily Carr, and many other artists. 

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Address & Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Virtual Museum of Canada
15 Eddy Street, 15-4-A
Gatineau, Quebec
Canada K1A 0M5

Phone: (1) 819-994-1200

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Key Words: culture, arts