In the Museum of civilization visitors from September can follow an epic in Canadian history Canada’s past as a fur-trading Empire will fall with a new exhibition at the Museum of civilization in Ottawa again brought this to life. Profit and ambition: The Canadian fur trade, 1779-1821 “from September 11, 2009 for a year is the story of the North West Company, an Association of entrepreneurs in Montreal as well as Scottish Explorer, bison hunters and Native trappers. Together, they have created a commercial Empire and built new roads across the continent. So they laid the foundation stone for the present-day Canada and influenced the history of the country decisively. The exhibition presents over 250 large and small artefacts such as the Bieber fur CAP, which were the main reason for the fur trade canoes made of birch bark, which were invented by the Native trappers and later used the means of transport of the fur traders. The Museum of civilization is a research and information centre for attracts the national history of Canada and the most popular cultural institution in the country, more than 1.3 million visitors. Main task of the Museum is to preserve the cultural heritage of the country for future generations. The Museum is open from 9: 00 a.m.
to 18: 00 or from October until 17: 00, entrance fee is around eight euros. Find more information about the Museum and the exhibition at. More about the past of the voyageurs learn, anyone, can visit as well the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough or the Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, in the northwestern part of the province. For more information about both sites there are under and index.php.