Virtual Exhibits

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Nature Under Glass

Nature Under Glass

Montréal Biodôme

Discover the incomparable beauty of some of the world's most diverse and unique ecosystems at Montreal's world-famous Biodome. Sheltering five real life ecosystems, the Biodome offers glimpses of life in the most extreme ecosystems; from the Antarctic to a...

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...

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

The Galt

Samuel Benfield Steele was one of the first to join the North-West Mounted Police, back in 1873. By the time he retired after forty years of service, Samuel had served all across Canada. This Community Memories exhibit tells the story of the places and...

Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Canadian Museum of Civilization

The First Canadian Arctic Expedition ranks as one of the boldest undertakings in the history of exploration. Leaving Nome, Alaska, in the summer of 1913, these Canadian explorers mapped most of Arctic Canada. Aided by the Inuit, the scientists travelled by...

Nunavik: A Land, Its People

Nunavik: A Land, Its People

Laboratoire de recherche sur les musiques du monde (OICRM-Université de Montréal)

Nunavik is a vast 500,000 square kilometre territory located in Northern Quebec and homeland to the Inuit. For 4,000 years, generations have survived in this extreme environment thanks to a rich heritage of preserving traditional knowledge. Explore this...

Off to Salty Waters – Vacationing on the St. Lawrence (1850−1950)

Off to Salty Waters – Vacationing on the St. Lawrence (1850−1950)

Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Immerse yourself in the spirit of summer holidays spent by the sea. Explore vacation places of the past along the St. Lawrence seaway and meet the urban bourgeoisie who holidayed there between the mid-19th and the early 20th centuries. The mood and history...

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...

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....

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

L.M. Montgomery is a Canadian cultural icon whose stories and poetry are loved around the world. This virtual exhibit gives visitors an inner glimpse of Montgomery's life and times through her scrapbooks and book covers. Author of 25 works, including Anne...

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Maritime Museum of Quebec; Naval Museum of Québec

Explore the history of the privateers of the St. Lawrence in this exhibit. Privateers influenced not only military conflicts, but also daily lives. For the first time ever, discover their history: how were they perceived? Ask Mr. Robin, a merchant from...

Prairie Pollination

Prairie Pollination

The Manitoba Museum

The prairies are one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada. However, they provide essential habitat for many of the insects that pollinate our crop plants. Take the virtual tours to see some of these amazing prairies and learn about the research that...

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...

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