Museums

Ilipvik Learning Steps at Qaumajuq
Qaumajuq: Changing the Landscape for Inuit Art

While strolling through Qaumajuq, you could be forgiven for dreaming that you are in a light-filled arctic landscape, with snowdrifts leading you to your next sensory adventure. You are in fact, visiting a new art gallery that is, according to En Route magazine, “the most significant cultural opening Canada has seen this
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There’s More to the Crowsnest Pass Than You Think!

Sometimes getting away from it all is as easy as heading out to explore your own backyard. The Crowsnest Pass, a two-and-a-half-hour drive southwest of Calgary, offers year-round outdoor recreation opportunities. While spring is just around the corner, there is still an opportunity to enjoy a winter visit. Southwestern Alberta is
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Canadian Canoe Museum - Bill Mason’s famous red canoe, featured in his films and paintings - Photo John Geary
Canada’s Canoe Museum: Paddling Back Through History

The father of Canadian canoeing, Bill Mason, once said: “I have always believed that the Canadian wooden canoe is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. There is nothing that is so aesthetically pleasing and yet so functional and versatile as the canoe. It is as much a part of
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I Wasn’t a Country Music Fan Until I Visited Nashville, Tennessee. The Grand Ole Opry Changed That.

I wasn’t a country music fan until I visited Nashville Tennessee. A work conference took me to Nashville, where I could have a few days of rest and relaxation before the conference started. The Gaylord Opryland Resort was the perfect location for my planned escape. The resort features an indoor waterpark,
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Home Town Attractions: Ottawa this Fall!

If you’re looking to get away to enjoy the last of the warm weather before winter settles in, why not head to the National Capital Region? Crisp blue skies, fresh air alive with the scent of fallen leaves, and vivid colours make Ottawa an excellent autumn destination. Here are three
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Outer Banks flight Photo Nancy Truman
Unspoiled Beaches, History of Flight, a Lost Colony and So Much More in the Outer Banks North Carolina

  Crossing the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge connecting the mainland to the Outer Banks, a group of barrier islands strung across 160 kilometres of North Carolina coastline, we revel in the solitude a September visit affords. At Nags Head, we kick off our shoes and head north along the shores
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with Louvre Pyramid at evening
Over 2500 Free Virtual Museum Tours Around the World

Nothing beats the musty smell of centuries-old tapestries hanging from gilded walls, stepping along ornately tiled floors, a work of art in themselves, and gazing upon paintings created by the art masters. But when borders close to outsiders and public gatherings are discouraged, a virtual museum visit complete with state-of-the-art
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The Ultimate List of FREE Online Tours, Experiences and Homeschool Resources
The Ultimate List of FREE Online Tours, Experiences and Homeschool Resources

Many of you know that we have several sites across the Family Fun Canada network: Halifax, Toronto, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Our city editors have been working hard to source fun things to do from home, from virtual travel experiences to cooking classes, to homeschooling ideas. Here are some
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Exterior of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Photo Voula Martin
No Travel? No Problem! Visit World Famous Sites, Online!

What to do with kids while quarantined? Those words might strike fear into parents hearts, but its a reality the world faces in the spring of 2020. After being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, COVID-19 (a.k.a. the ‘coronavirus’) is leading to schools around the world closing for
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Museums in Western New York Photo #2 Explore And More kids playing Photo by Drew Brown
3 World-Class Museums Your Family Won’t Want to Miss in Western New York

Up for a terrific tri-city museum tour? Three new museums in Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Jamestown, are worth the trek to western New York. First, learn the fascinating history of the Underground Railroad, which helped slaves escape to freedom across the Niagara River in Niagara Falls. Then travel half an
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