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Guided Tours

Discover The Canadian Canoe Museum by bringing your group or organization for a one-of-a-kind experience. Let us enrich your experience through a knowledgeable tour guide or a hands-on experience. Lots of free parking. Buses welcome!

The museum is accessible.

For more information, or to book a guided tour, email [email protected]

To learn about experiential school and youth programs at the Museum, please visit the Schools and Youth Groups page.

Guided Tour

  • Pricing:  Admission Included
    • Adults $15
    • Seniors (65+) $13.50
    • These rates are for a minimum group size of 10
  • Appropriate for Ages 17
  • Takes 1 Hour
    • We recommend an additional half hour for self-touring

Discover The Canadian Canoe Museum by bringing your group or organization for a guided tour. Listen to the stories behind the artifacts with a tour guide who can answer questions, and bring the exhibits to life.  Let us know what you’re most interested in for a focused tour (e.g. adventure, indigenous craft, artisans, voyageur life). We are currently working on French language tours please contact us for more information.

Paddle Painting

  • Pricing: Admission Included
    • Adults $20
    • Seniors (65+) $18
    • These rates are for a minimum group size of 10
  • Appropriate for Ages 6+
  • Takes 1 Hour

Be inspired by a look at the paddles in our galleries and paint your own 16″ softwood decorative paddle.  The creative possibilities are endless and no experience is necessary. 

Kayak Discovery

  • Pricing: Admission Included
    • Adults $20
    • Seniors (65+) $18
    • These rates are for a minimum group size of 10
  • Appropriate for Ages 10+
  • Takes 90 Minutes

In this team building activity participants work together to build an eight-foot skin-on-frame kayak, from a kit based on an Inuit watercraft in the Museum’s collection. Participants learn about of kayak-building as a community task in traditional Inuit cultures where different members play distinct and crucial roles. Working collaboratively in small groups, the participants problem-solve to discover the best building method for their group and project.

2ft Paddle Carving

  • Pricing: Admission Included
    • Adults $40
    • Seniors (65+) $38
    • These rates are for a minimum group size of 10
  • Appropriate for Ages 10+
  • Takes 3 Hours

Carve a 24” paddle out of poplar! Using a traditional spoke shave tool, participants learn the woodworking techniques to take their rough blank to a smoothly-sanded, finished paddle. Participants have a beautiful souvenir to take home and treasure. as well as an introduction to all the skills necessary to make a full-size paddle in the future.

Voyageur Canoe Tours

Get out on the water with us!  See more information at this link. 

Overnight Experience

  • Pricing:  Flat Rate of $675 for up to 15 participants.
  • Appropriate for Ages 10+
  • 6pm Start – 8:30am Finish

Sleepover in the Museum’s Galleries! You get exclusive access to the Museum’s exhibits during your overnight experience. We create a custom schedule base around our programs. It’s a great camp-in option that can’t get rained out.