Virtual Exhibits

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Canadian History and Society:  Through the Lens of Sport

Canadian History and Society: Through the Lens of Sport

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Sports have been woven into the fabric of Canada since the country’s earliest days. Created by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in association with 11 Canadian organizations, this online exhibition features five main sports-related themes, covering the...

Wilfrid Laurier:  Father of Modern Canada

Wilfrid Laurier: Father of Modern Canada

Musée Laurier - National Historic Site of Canada

The man who declared that “The 20th century belongs to Canada” would have been one of its greatest builders. Explore the considerable legacy left to us by Sir Wilfrid Laurier during his 15 years as leader of the country. Considered the architect of...

Radical Reform —  Education and Society 1845–1945

Radical Reform — Education and Society 1845–1945

Toronto District School Board

Explore the century-long journey from birth to rise of a radical new idea: a public education system. Through more than 1,000 texts and visuals, the exhibit shares the stories of educators and others at the heart of this “Radical Reform” — starting...

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

The Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre

Kwelches – Welcome! Our Old People tell us we have always lived in S’ólhTéméxw (Our Land). We are Stó:lō (People of the River), a nation of tribes along the Fraser River. As Sq’éwlets, we are one of 30 Stó:lō communities. Sturgeon is our...

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

U'mista Cultural Society

Many believe that a rich and powerful person is someone who owns a lot. The Kwakwaka’wakw, on the other hand, believe that the rich and powerful are those who give the most away. Since time immemorial, the Kwakwaka'wakw have hosted potlatch ceremonies,...

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Arctic Institute of North America

Built in 1881, Fort Conger — located in Nunavut’s Quttinirpaaq National Park — played a key role in international exploration during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This exhibit explores not only the history of the abandoned outpost but also...

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

Musée maritime de Charlevoix

Did you know that, in the St. Lawrence River, you can actually encounter blue whales — the largest mammals on Earth? Learn more about the St. Lawrence and its riches with St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt. Through 10 fun itineraries, you and your family can...

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

The Bunker Military Museum

How do you describe the impact of two world wars on small-town Canada? This poignant interactive exhibition shares the powerful and heartbreaking stories of those who served. Through film clips, artifacts and firsthand accounts, discover nearly forgotten...

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Médiat-Muse

Take a pleasant stroll through Quebec’s soundscape and listen to the soundtrack of our lives. From nursery rhymes and pop music to the din of factories and the noise of video games, sounds form a backdrop to all of life’s moments, both big and small....

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Textile Museum of Canada

Become part of the Great Canadian Quilt. Produced by the Textile Museum of Canada in conjunction with local museums across the country, this exhibit showcases a rich and diverse array of handicrafts and folk art, reflecting their role in shaping the...

Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow

Revelstoke Museum and Archives

This virtual exhibit highlights the history of snow avalanches and their impact on people and nature in Canada, and reveals the secrets hidden within the stillness of the snowpack and the fury of a snow slide. Learn about heartbreaking avalanche tragedies,...

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Galt Museum & Archives

Nikkei Tapestry explores the history of four generations of Japanese Canadians in southern Alberta: the Issei, Nisei, Sansei, and Yonsei. This exhibit also includes the story of the Idosha who were relocated from the west coast of Canada during the Second...

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