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Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

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The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is located at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm, which traces its roots to 1886 and is the world’s only working farm in the heart of a capital city. The Museum offers programs and exhibitions on Canada’s...more
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861 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 4 yr old & 1 yr old as we have a yearly membership which is good at 3 museums and also opted for the annual parking pass. They had activities for the whole family, dj with dancing, arts & crafts, face painting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elizabethseguin77
IngeniumCanada, Public affairs team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank-you for taking the time to share your feedback. We will pass it on to those responsible for those areas.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So well done, in particular go to the Learning Centre and check out the food exhibit. Whoever put this together should be very proud of their accomplishment,

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Like many, I'm an animal and nature lover at heart. The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum feeds the need to experience the outdoors, farming, science, learning and critters all under several roofs. The exhibits are very well put together, clear, informative and do not weigh...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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IngeniumCanada, Public affairs team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2019

Thanks for sharing your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Our dairy cows go outside in a pen near the barn when it is safe in the colder months for a stroll. In the spring, summer and fall, once the fields are safe, they...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here on a Monday for a visit. Lots of animals to see from cow, sheep’s to horses. Very informative on canola oils and sustainable agriculture. Did a demonstration on how to make butter.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

Loved visiting the farm, so nice not far from downtown. Definitely a drive though. Lots of families. Be prepared for the weather as some of the farm is outside. Educational.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

This is a great place to see some animals up close. There were so many babies when we went. Not a lot of walking and you can go through it in about 2 hours.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is an excellent venue for all ages, kids especially. Several day camps available but you have to hurry to reserve a spot as they fill up very quickly. The grounds alone are breathtaking.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited the farm with my 2 years old daugter and we were really enjoying our time there. In the middle of the farm there is a nice playground so we divided our time between playground and visiting animals. The farm gives great opportunity to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

My kid enjoyed watching Holstein cows milking, corn oil cooking demo and upclose encounter with Alpacas. Agricultural museum with a working farm zoo in heart of city is a nice edu-entertaining experience.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Among the numerous museums in the city, I found relevant to visit the Canadian Museum of Agriculture and Food since food is one of our most pressing concern in life. At the Learning Center, there are two interesting ongoing exhibits. The first one is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thanks for sharing your comments. The exhibition "Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada" is indeed an art exhibition presented in partnership with the Ottawa Society of Botanical Artists (OSBA). If you do have any questions about the plants on display please feel free to reach...More

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Nina S
June 8, 2018|
Response from IngeniumCanada | Property representative |
Hello, The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is a working farm. One of the goals of the Museum is to show where food comes from and how a typical Canadian farm operates. There are many farm staff that take great care of the... More
Eleanor H
March 23, 2018|
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Thank-you for sharing your feedback :)