Events: 20th May 2019

“A Noteworthy Woman,” an exhibition that explores the imagery on our new vertical $10 bill, featuring human rights inspiration Viola Desmond. This exhibition puts a spotlight on the life and work of this remarkable trail-blazer—the first Canadian woman to appear on a regular bank note. FREE. Open daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Bank of …

During the Canadian Tulip Festival, spring into the Bank of Canada Museum for some special activities. It’s not all about flowers, either, though there will be lots of that. Guided tours on unusual money, an interactive presentation on e-money and crypto assets, kids’ self-discovery adventures and lots of paper crafts will be on the menu …

The godmother of all Ottawa festivals, since 1953 the Canadian Tulip Festival has been the iconic Canadian brand synonymous with the arrival of spring in the Nation’s Capital. Drawing over 600,000 Canadian and International visitors, we are the first outdoor festival of the warm-weather season, AND one of Ottawa’s largest and longest running signature celebrations, with as many …