Ottawa Attractions

Ottawa AttractionsNational Gallery of Canada
If you are looking to see one of the best art galleries in Canada, then you do not have to look any further than the National Gallery of Canada. The National Gallery of Canada was established in 1880, and it is currently one of the most visited museums in Ottawa. The museum is known for its collections of Canadian, American and European art work. Some of the most famous artists with works on display in the National Gallery of Canada include Francis Bacon, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollack.

Dow's Lake
There is no better place in Ottawa to see the beauty of the city than Dow's Lake. Dow's Lake can be enjoyed in either the summer or winter. Dow's Lake is a great place to go on a boat ride and enjoy the amazing sights. The entire lake freezes during the winter in Ottawa, so the entire lake is transformed into a giant ice skating rink. Dow's Lake becomes the largest ice rink in the world, and there are several different events held on the ice each winter.

Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum was established in 1880, and it currently has over 500,000 items on display in the museum. The entire museum is designed to honor the military history of Canada. The Canadian War Museum has eight different permanent galleries that each display a different time period in Canadian military history. The museum also has a huge war art collection that came from the National Gallery of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Nature
Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and this beauty is celebrated at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. The Canadian Museum of Nature first opened in 1912, and it is currently located in the Victoria Memorial Museum Building. The Victoria Memorial Museum Building is one of the most amazing buildings in Ottawa, and it was named a National Historic Site of Canada. The sight of the building is worth the trip, but you also get to see an amazing museum while you are there.

Royal Canadian Navy Monument
The Royal Canadian Navy Monument was built to honor the men and women of the Canadian Navy, and it is currently located right next to the Ottawa River. The monument was constructed on May 3, 2012, which makes it one of the newest attractions in Ottawa. The Royal Canadian Navy Monument is made entirely of marble, and it is shaped to resemble a sail. There is also a small park surrounding the monument.