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Museum of Agriculture and Food

What to see and Do

  • Have a close-up encounters with your favorite farm animals, including aplacas, chickens, goats, horses, and more.

  • Explore the history of tractors—the most essential tool on the farm—and view models from all different time periods

  • Hitch a ride on a horse-drawn Tally-Ho wagon

  • Enjoy great array of daily demonstrations. Whether it is bread-making, cow-milking, or building crafts with children, there is always something new to experience at the museum!

  • Explore fascinating exhibitions 

  • At the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum there are many scenic areas where you can walk around or relax with a picnic lunch.  Come enjoy life on the farm for a day—you are sure to leave with lots of great memories!

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About the Museum

Did you know that Ottawa is the only capital city in the world with a working farm at its heart? Stop by the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to discover yet another way Ottawa is a unique, green city.


Located at the Central Experimental Farm across from the Rideau Canal, this museum offers a rural retreat from city life with the chance to enjoy all the sights and sounds of a true farm!


  • Families of 3 (Max 2 adults)              $38.42

  • Families of 4 (Max 2 adults)              $38.42

  • Families of 5 (Max 2 adults)              $38.42

  • Families of 6 (Max 2 adults)              $38.42

  • Adults - (18+)                                       $13.84

  • Students - (18+ with ID)                     $11.58

  • Seniors (60+)                                       $11.58

  • Children 3 to 17                                  $11.58

  • Children under 2                                Free


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How to visit:


901 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa


Telephone:       (613) 991-3044


Visiting Hours

The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is open year-round but varies its hours seasonally.

Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Season                         Hours

February 24 to October 31           open daily

November 1 to February 23         closed Mondays and Tuesdays


open on statutory holidays, except December 25

open on Monday, February 15 for Family Day

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