Ottawa For Families
The Capital City is lots of fun for kids young and old.
There is so much to see and do in Ottawa, and so much to captivate young minds, inspire them…and keep them busy! Make a splash at our phenomenal water parks, explore farm life at your choice of family farms, take in any number of world-class museums and galleries, choose form a number of exciting games and activities, or embark on a larger-than-life adventure at an IMAX feature. Or have the ultimate adventure—do them all!
Museums & Art Galleries
Ottawa museums and galleries invite you to experience the best of Canada all in one place. See a stunning exhibition of the country's art collection or a tribute to Canadian military history.
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Mont Cascades Waterpark
Head to the Gatineau Hills for world-class water rides, water play areas, leisure pools, waterfalls, spacious picnic facilities, and full food and beverage services. Mont Cascades Waterpark offers big family fun all summer long.
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Ottawa's premiere family entertainment centre destination, located just minutes from downtown.
World-class laser tag, jungle gym, climbing wall, mini bowling, video and prize games, simulators, bumper cars, and other award winning attractions will leave your family thrilled.
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Make a big splash in Canada's Capital at the largest theme waterpark in Canada. Slide down your choice of more than 35 waterslides, laze around the giant wave pool, or go for the big thrill—Aqualoops, a roller coaster-like slide.
Find out about Calypso Waterpark
The Canadian Museum of History's IMAX® Theatre is the only IMAX 3D screen and Dome Theatre in North America. Go on larger-than-life journey and explore history, culture, adventure and nature through stunning films that touch and inspire.
Learn more about IMAX