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Ingenium - Canada Science and Technology Museum

K1G 5A3 Ottawa, Canada (Ontario)

Address 1867 St Laurent Blvd
Floor area 7 400 m² / 79 653 ft²  
Museum typ Exhibition
Science Museums in general
  • Passenger cars
  • Steam engines/generators/pumps
  • Mechanical Music Instruments
  • Model Ships
  • Wire- & tape recording
  • Photo cameras and slide projectors
  • Bicycles
  • Air and Space (aviation, spaceflight etc.)
  • Modern technologies in general
  • Electronic Musical Instruments
  • Technical Museum in general
  • Radios (Broadcast receivers)
  • Computer / Informatic
  • Railway
  • Planetarium
  • Biology / Medicine
  • Lamps and Light
  • Physics
  • Home Appliances
  • Astronomy

Opening times
May - August: daily: 9am - 5pm
September - April: Tuesday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Status from 04/2024
Adult: $18.50; Senior, Student: $14; Youth (ages 3-17): $12.50; Family: $49
All admission prices do not include applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.

Tel.:+1-613-991 3044  Fax:+1-613-993-7923  
Tel.2:1-866-442-4416  eMail:contact  


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Location / Directions
N45.404047° W75.620088°N45°24.24282' W75°37.20528'N45°24'14.5692" W75°37'12.3168"

By car
From the Queensway (Highway 417):
Exit at St Laurent Blvd (south).
Drive 2.6 kilometres south, to Lancaster Road.
Turn left on Lancaster Road.


Telling the stories of those who dared to think differently and test the limits of innovation.

Ingenium represents a collaborative space where the past meets the future in a celebration of creativity, discovery, and human ingenuity.

Telling the stories of people who think differently and test the limits, Ingenium honours people and communities who have shaped history — and inspire the next generation.

Under the Ingenium brand, the three museums — the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum and the Canada Science and Technology Museum — provide a sensory experience that immerses young and old alike in the countless ways science and technology connect with Canadians’ everyday lives.

About the Canada Science and Technology Museum

The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, is one of the three museums comprising the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, which is responsible for preserving, promoting, and sharing knowledge about Canada’s scientific and technological heritage. The three Museums — the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum — tell the stories of Canadian ingenuity and achievement in science and technology, and demonstrate how these accomplishments have contributed to the transformation of Canada.


Transformation of Canada

The Museum's mandate, to study the "Transformation of Canada," can be broken into sub-themes:

Canadian Context

Context shapes the evolution of science and technology. Canadian achievements reflect the challenges overcome and the choices made in developing the nation in light of vast geographical distances, a harsh physical environment and limited resources in terms of skilled workers and available capital.

Finding New Ways

The search for new knowledge and new ways of doing things is basic to human nature. Science and technology have played key roles in efforts to find new ways of living, learning and working.

How "Things" Work

Developing an understanding of how "things" work can make people more aware of factors that have contributed to the transformation of Canada, such as scientific principles and physical properties. At the most basic level, taking apart an object, process or system (both physically and conceptually) provides important insight into the world we live in.

People, Science and Technology

People have a dynamic relationship with science and technology. Domestic and work lives are shaped and influenced by scientific and technological change. At the same time, people shape the evolution of science and technology individually and collectively through their decisions and actions. However, our ability to direct and control scientific and technological advancements is not absolute; choices and trade-offs often have to be made with the consequences in mind. presents here one of the many museum pages. We try to bring data for your direct information about all that is relevant. In the list (link above right) you find the complete listing of museums related to "Radio & Co." we have information of. Please help us to be complete and up to date by using the contact form above.



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