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In the House of Paul-Émile

In the House of Paul-Émile

Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire

In the House of Paul-Émile offers insight into the life and work of Paul Émile Borduas, as well as his impact both nationally and internationally.Besides the beauty and originality of the design, which make the house a masterpiece of cultural heritage...

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians

Droulers/Tsiionhiakwatha Archaeological Site Interpretation Center

At Saint-Anicet flows the La Guerre river, its meanders along which the St.Lawrence Iroquoians came to establish their villages long before the Europeans arrived. Recent archaeological research in the Upper St. Lawrence has identified numerous sites on...

All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

Railway Coastal Museum

The Railway Coastal Museum's Virtual Exhibit explores the fascinating story of Newfoundland's Railway Coastal Service which connected over a thousand little outports along 10,000 miles of coast. The construction of Newfoundland's narrow-gauge railway not...

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico

Farmer's Bank of Rustico Museum

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico museum celebrates the unique story of the first people's bank in Canada, its Acadian community and the people whose vision and perseverance made it possible. The Farmers' Bank arose out of the needs of the Acadian people.The...

The Legends of the Depths

The Legends of the Depths

Musée du Fjord

The Musée du Fjord's production aimed at young people 9 to 15 years old, will be a novel and entertaining 3-D game that will take users down into the watery depths of Canada's oceans, helping them discover a fascinating world where legend meets scientific...

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

The Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke, in partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), has just produced a new online exhibit, as part of an initiative of Heritage Canada.This virtual exhibit lets you explore the reserve collection...

The Cobalt Adventure

The Cobalt Adventure

Cobalt Heritage Silver Trail

In the early 1900s, silver was discovered in northern Ontario, leading to the explosive birth of Cobalt, one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small mining camp, issues of...

Media Art

Media Art

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Media artworks (artworks that rely on a technological component to function) have introduced new installation and conservation challenges for museums. Showcasing a selection of Canadian media artworks from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), this...

The Trait-Carré of Charlesbourg: The Only Star-Shaped Village in Canada

The Trait-Carré of Charlesbourg: The Only Star-Shaped Village in Canada

Moulin des Jésuites

The virtual exhibit is about Charlesbourg's historic district, which is recognized as a model for heritage preservation. The main themes are the district's geographic layout, which is unique in Canada, its history, the way of life of its inhabitants,...

The Story of Ranching in BC: Buckaroos in BC

The Story of Ranching in BC: Buckaroos in BC

O'Keefe Ranch & Interior Heritage Society

Like the Spanish vaqueros after whom they were named, the buckaroos forged a way of life in the face of the harsh climate and rugged conditions of the Interior Plateau of British Columbia. Buckaroos in British Columbia melds text, images, games, and rich...

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Community Museums Association of Prince Edward Island

For centuries, lighthouses have been symbols of hope, safety and refuge. Nowhere is their presence more valued than on Prince Edward Island. Although it is only 224 kilometers from North Cape to East Point, the undulating coastline stretches for 1,760...

Asahi: Canadian Baseball Legends

Asahi: Canadian Baseball Legends

National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre

Do you know how to lay down a hit like the Asahis? These baseball players were champions, from Powell Street days 'til Internment. Here's the story of these popular Canadian heroes, levelling the playing field for Nikkei in Canada.

Mt. Logan: Canadian Titan

Mt. Logan: Canadian Titan

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Come explore Mount Logan, the tallest mountain in Canada and the second tallest in North America. Mount Logan is one of the largest mountains on Earth with eleven peaks protruding from the colossal hunk of rock and ice.

Flora of the Grand lake Meadows

Flora of the Grand lake Meadows

Mary's Point Shorebird Reserve and Interpretive Centre/Nature NB

This museum features the flora found in the Grand Lake Meadows through virtual tours, habitat descriptions, a vascular plant database and interactive games for youth.

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Nature Centre of Mont Saint-Hilaire

Explore the beauty of Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve and its magnificent territory through interactive maps, short movies, in the tales of storytellers or through the lenses of photographers. Designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since 1978,...

Balance of Power: Hydroelectric Development in Southeastern British Columbia

Balance of Power: Hydroelectric Development in Southeastern British Columbia

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

The area's history has been transformed by development - both on the rivers and alongside them. The history of hydroelectric development in the area involved almost everything around us. The dams are the visible infrastructures, the stories of the people...

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

La Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean

Houses tell the story of the people who built and then transformed them. They reflect their era and express their regional and cultural distinctiveness. Looking at house fronts, an attentive eye can identify construction details and the passage of time....

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making presents over 130 works by 14 artists. The exhibit examines how, in the late 1960s, clay came into its own as a sculptural medium in Regina and garnered international attention. Work presented includes the ceramic murals...

Emily Carr

Emily Carr

Vancouver Art Gallery

The largest, most comprehensive website on the artist Emily Carr. Featuring a searchable database of artworks, biographical and contextual texts, as well as educational resources for teachers and students.

Klondike: The Rush for Gold

Klondike: The Rush for Gold

Dawson City Museum

In the summer of 1897, two ocean going steamers landed on the West coast of the United States. Down the gangplank of these two ships went a rag-tag group of men and women carrying sacks of gold. Some walked down the docks with $5,000 worth of gold, while...

Dubious Views

Dubious Views

Gallery TPW

Dubious Views addresses the role of the "institution" in terms of its effect on our understanding of place and identity. Through photo-based art, video and Web-specific projects, artists examine notions of public and private space, the tourism industry,...

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land

Doig River First Nations

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land showcases Doig River First Nation (Dane-zaa) oral traditions. The Web exhibit teaches this group's history, culture and connection to the land through an exciting mix of video and sound clips,...

Land of the Spirits

Land of the Spirits

Davenport Centre Heritage Hall

Land of the Spirits tells the story of discovery and settlement over the centuries along the Little Bonnechere River, upriver from Round Lake in the Ottawa Valley. Features a simulated archaeological dig, artefact collection and teaching resources.

Back to Batoche

Back to Batoche

Gabriel Dumont Institute

This is an interactive tour on the colourful history and culture of the past and present Batoche. The website features video interviews with elders, video and photo highlights from the annual Back to Batoche festivals, Métis music, games, quizzes, photo...

Echoes from the Past

Echoes from the Past

Université de Montréal Exhibit Center

The prehistory of Quebec is explored in this rich multimedia virtual exhibit. Working on prehistoric archaeological sites from across Quebec, archaeologists from the Université du Québec à Montreal have uncovered centuries of historic objects from First...

The Force in the North

The Force in the North

MacBride Museum

The story of the Mounties in the Yukon is told through the eyes of the men who served in the North. The romance of the North is illustrated with movies, photos and stories. Life is described in video interviews with retired Mounties and their families....

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

Basilica Cathedral Museum

This site chronicles the building of the Basilica-Cathedral in St. John's (Newfoundland) between 1837 and 1855. It was the determination of Irish immigrants making a new life in Newfoundland that brought the project to completion. These events were...

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

Paul Amirault

The Rideau Canal starts at the Ottawa Locks and stretches to connect Kingston, Ontario, with Montreal, Quebec. Built to aid in the defense of Canada, the canal opened in 1832. Designed by the Royal Engineers under Lt. Colonel John By, the Rideau Canal took...

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Highland Village Museum/An Clachan Gàidhealach

The Gaelic culture of Cape Breton has a legacy that goes back thousands of years. Gaelic-speaking Scottish Highlanders began coming to the island's shores more than two hundred years ago. To this day, the ages-old Gaelic culture rings strong and true. In...

Healing Power of Plants

Healing Power of Plants

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives

Discover the healing power of plants and the role they play in common items found inside your medicine cabinet. Medicinal plants have been used for years in Mohawk, Chinese and in many other cultures, and these plants have been refined into common...

The Dewdney Trail

The Dewdney Trail

Nelson and District Museum, Archives, Art Gallery and Historical Society

In the 19th century, British Columbia or New Caledonia as it was known then, was aflood with gold fever as people rushed to take their stake of the unrivaled fortunes. One gold strike at the mouth of the Pend d'Oreille River happened to capture the...

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Community Museums Association

Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has a rich history of its people depending on the land and sea for survival. A number of major industries have contributed significantly to the developing of this Atlantic Region including well-known P.E.I potatoes, Malpeque...

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Canada covers a great land where extreme climate variations have required an impressive level of innovation in footwear. On Canadian Ground is an examination of the history of Canadian footwear from the traditional kamiks of the Inuit and the moccasins of...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Village Historique Acadien

Acadian history in the Maritime provinces of Canada dates back to the 17th century. Acadian history is rich with culture, and here you can learn about their lifestyle, architecture, food and their daily life with educational games and a tour of Acadian...

Fire + Earth

Fire + Earth

The Burlington Art Centre

Ceramic art and artworks from 57 accomplished Canadian ceramic artists are featured in this virtual exhibit. Created as a partnership between the Burlington Art Centre and the Itabashi Art Museum, the Fire plus Earth exhibit was seen in several art...

Hands On!

Hands On!

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library

Since 1928 the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild has been creating works of art that symbolize the multicultural heritage of Canada. The mandate of the Manitoba Craft Guild was to search out new work and to preserve the old. From the start,...

A Scholar's Garden

A Scholar's Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Explore the cultural complexity and elegance embodied in Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's classical Chinese garden. The only Chinese garden created in the last century, this "Yi Yuan" or "Garden of Ease" is typical of the private spaces found within a Ming scholar's...

The Fungus Among Us

The Fungus Among Us

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

The mushrooms and fungus among us are a kingdom of their own! The fungus kingdom is the largest branch of living species on Earth. The Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History presents The Fungus Among Us, a virtual exhibit featuring fungi in all its forms,...

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Government of Yukon

Fort Selkirk is the historic living museum on the Yukon River. For centuries, Fort Selkirk was a trading settlement for the Selkirk Nation and the Coastal Tlingit. When the Klondike Gold Rush hit, the town grew enormously and was almost the capital of the...

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

Old Log Church Museum

Missionaries who ministered in Canada's Arctic faced incredible obstacles and challenges. This is the story of some of the Arctic missionaries in the late 1800s and early 20th century, including the bizarre and harrowing 51-day journey of Bishop Isaac O....

Through the Eyes of the Cree

Through the Eyes of the Cree

The Allen Sapp Gallery

Cree artist Allen Sapp captures Cree culture through his art and paintings. Recognized around the world as one of Canada's preeminent artists, Sapp maintains the Allen Sapp gallery in North Battleford (Saskatchewan), near the Red Pheasant Reservation where...

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Musée du Fjord

The Saguenay Fjord is one of the largest yet least known Fjords in the world. Granting access to the mineral rich heartland of central Quebec, the Saguenay Fjord is an essential piece of the St. Lawrence River seaway. Starting at the St. Lawrence River,...

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Canadian Heritage Information Network

In World War II, Canada rose far above its size and national resources and sent one of the largest forces into battle of any commonwealth nation. Canada's Second World War contribution is the subject of this moving exhibit detailing the lives and untimely...

Getting Better

Getting Better

University Health Network Artifact Collection

Explore hospital care in Canada and the advancements that have been made over the years. Learn about the past and present instruments used to treat patients for a wide variety of ailments and how they have evolved with new science and technology. When it...

Open Hearts - Closed Doors: The War Orphans Project

Open Hearts - Closed Doors: The War Orphans Project

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

This site follows a young orphaned group of Jewish Holocaust survivors through their immigration to Canada after World War II. From the survivors' own words, you will capture a snapshot of their lives from the concentration camps to the displaced persons'...

The Adventure Train!

The Adventure Train!

Canadian Heritage Information Network

The Canadian Train Game is a cross-Canada tour of railroad history. Crossing the entire continent, the transcontinental Canadian railway connected Halifax Nova Scotia on the Atlantic coast to Squamish British Columbia (near Vancouver) on the Pacific. From...

Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art

Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art

The Winnipeg Art Gallery

The town of Holman, located in the raw vestiges of the frigid Canadian North, has a rich Inuit culture that has long been expressed in world-class artwork. Explore the work of several talented Inuit artists while you navigate a gallery of their best...

The Astonishing World of Musical Instruments

The Astonishing World of Musical Instruments

Laboratoire de recherche sur les musiques du monde

Musical instruments are common as every world culture produces sound and music. The University of Montreal Music Faculty World Music Research Laboratory is pleased to open its collection of over 500 unique musical instruments from all corners of the world....

The Trace Fossil Mystery

The Trace Fossil Mystery

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

Trace fossils give us insight into what ancient life and the environment was like. Learn all the details of which animals were responsible for these fossils, the different types of trace fossils and even how to create your own casts and molds! Eastern...

The 'Respect to Bill Reid' Pole

The 'Respect to Bill Reid' Pole

Museum of Anthropology

Totem Poles are the most well known symbols of the Haida culture. The Respect for Bill Reid Pole was created to honour the memory of Bill Reid, one of the most beloved and popular Haida artists. Bill Reid was the creator of several powerful sculptures...

Interactive Investigator Game

Interactive Investigator Game

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Who is the murderer? Find out as you explore the complex world of forensic science through this online Interactive Investigator. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of...

Interactive Investigator

Interactive Investigator

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Who is the murderer? Find out as you explore the complex world of forensic science through this online Interactive Investigator. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of...

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Explore the history of Jesus Christ and what has made him a worldwide Christian icon - "A man who belongs to the world". With Anno Domini, Jesus Through the Centuries, you can see the life Jesus led, and learn more about his struggles as the Lamb of God....

Butterflies North and South

Butterflies North and South

Canadian Heritage Information Network

A butterfly's life cycle is an amazing journey. Learn about the migration patterns, and how to identify different species in your own backyard. All this can be found on the Butterflies North and South website, which has been jointly created by Canadian and...

Christmas Traditions in France and in Canada

Christmas Traditions in France and in Canada

Canadian Heritage Information Network

The legacy of New France lives on in the Christmas traditions practiced in Canada. Drawing from the materials dating to the Middle Ages, the Christmas Traditions in France and Canada exhibit shows how the living cultural tradition inherits and borrows from...