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Bed And Breakfast In Canada: Explore Canada's Best Museums

April 29, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 275

If you are staying at a bed and breakfast in Canada then there are some excellent museums worth visiting. The Canadian War Museum illustrates Canada's rich military history from very early times to present day. The displays show the viewpoints of the people who lived through these times both at home and on the world stage. The Canada Aviation Museum in Ottawa has one of the very best collections of vintage aircraft in the world. This museum is a great place to take the family and the aircraft and exhibitions are suitable for all ages. The Oil Museum of Canada is a great place to explore and it gives an excellent run down of the unique and fascinating history of this commodity. There is a preserved site of the first commercial oil well in North America at the museum and you can also explore a replica of the first oil well dug by James Miller Williams in 1858.

The Museum of Civilization is the most popular and most visited museum in Canada and holds many artefacts and life-sized exhibits that will show you 20,000 years of Canadian human history. It is one of North America's oldest museums and also holds the Canadian Children's Museum and the Canadian Postal Museum. The Canadian Museum of Nature is another great place to visit and explore if you are staying at a bed and breakfast in Canada. You will be able to discover the world of insects, prehistoric dinosaurs, animals and the changing face of the earth. The Canada Science and Technology Museum is an interactive and exciting place to explore and is excellent for children. You will be able to discover the transformation of Canada from the early years of settlement to today.

The Canadian Agricultural Museum is another exciting place to visit where you can learn about Canada's unique agricultural heritage and witness the sights and sounds of a typical farm life. The Bytown Museum features a permanent exhibit on the history of Ottawa, and shows the life of its founder Lieutenant Colonel John By. It also holds an exhibit on the Rideau Canal. If you want to learn about some key events in the history of Ottawa then the Bytown Museum is the place to go. The Billings Estate Museum is the site of the home and property of Braddish and Lamira Billings who are two of Ottawa's founding settlers. This building is well-preserved and is a unique architectural beauty, one of the oldest frame buildings in Canada. The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography is the first photography museum in Canada that maintains a permanent collection of over 160,000 images that show photography as an art form. If you appreciate photography then this is an excellent place to visit.

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