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Things to do in Gatineau

 

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Canadian Museum of History
Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums; Children's Museums
Owner description: Discover the wealth of Canada’s cultural heritage as you travel across 1,000 years of history through life-size... more » Owner description: Discover the wealth of Canada’s cultural heritage as you travel across 1,000 years of history through life-size reconstructions at Canada’s national museum of human history. Take in the beauty of this architectural jewel and stunning riverside setting.Get acquainted with some of the remarkable individuals who have shaped our nation. Explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. Marvel at the world’s largest collection of totem poles. Tour our many special and permanent exhibitions, be a kid (again) at the Children’s Museum and view an stunning film in our IMAX 3D Theatre.A must-see in the Grand HallEnhanced and redesigned, the exhibition about the First Peoples of Canada’s Pacific Northwest Coast in the Grand Hall reopens anew in February 2013. « less
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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Children's Museums
Children learn by discovery at this interactive museum that helps to broaden their cultural experience.
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Trails

This park is located across the river from Ottawa in the Gatineau area. Managed by the National Capital Commision, Gatine... has several entrances. The closest one to Ottawa is... more »

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Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Owner description: Altitude Gym offers a unique climbing experience! In a one-of-a-kind location, with more than 100 routes up to 45 feet and a... more » Owner description: Altitude Gym offers a unique climbing experience! In a one-of-a-kind location, with more than 100 routes up to 45 feet and a boulder of 2000 sq ft, beginners and experts can practice climbing in all its forms. Try the Clip 'N Climb theme park a stunning action packed activity with 34 individually themed climbing challenges that provide healthy challenging fun for the whole family! « less
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Parks
Owner description: Only 20 minutes from Quebec City, the Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier earned its nickname, “Québec City's Great... more » Owner description: Only 20 minutes from Quebec City, the Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier earned its nickname, “Québec City's Great Outdoors,” with its four-season playground. Winter play is on the area's two ski resorts, snow slides, and its new snowshoeing and Nordic skiing trails. Summertime finds travelers hanging at the lakes. Feeling adventurous? Spend the night in a yurt, primitive campsite or cottage in the woods. « less
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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Historic Sites

Home of Canada's longest serving (and perhaps most eccentric) prime minister. more »

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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: American-style grand casino with European style features 1,756 gaming spots, 64 tables including Blackjack, Baccarat,... more » Owner description: American-style grand casino with European style features 1,756 gaming spots, 64 tables including Blackjack, Baccarat, American and European Roulette, plus 1,870 slots and a Keno lounge. « less
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Meech Lake (Hull)
Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Bodies of Water
20 minutes from downtown Ottawa, this lake has two sandy beaches patrolled by lifeguards.
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Museums; Science Museums
Owner description: Discover how our planet evolved at this museum, which offers earthquake simulations, insect collections and interactive... more » Owner description: Discover how our planet evolved at this museum, which offers earthquake simulations, insect collections and interactive geological maps. « less
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Gatineau
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Category: Parks
This park has represented the historical and geographical gateway to the west.
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