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Visit the Mint

Tour the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa and Winnipeg
12 months a year!

Join us for interactive, guided tours featuring displays and behind-the-scenes looks at the Royal Canadian Mint's state-of-the-art facilities in Ottawa and Winnipeg. Finish your tour in our boutique where you'll find all our latest coins and collectibles.

Plan your visit to the Ottawa Mint:

  • Learn how coins are made by joining an interactive guided tour with one of the friendly tour guides (English or French)
  • See the famous Vancouver 2010 athlete medals
  • Learn about the record-breaking Million Dollar Coin – the largest coin ever produced
  • Hold a solid gold bar that's worth over $750,000

Other Nearby Attractions: The Mint is within walking distance to many popular Ottawa attractions including the National Gallery of Canada and the Byward Market.

Reservations Recommended: To book your 45-minute tour, call (613) 993-8990 or 1-800-276-7714 (toll-free)

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Plan your visit to the Winnipeg Mint:

  • Join one of our friendly tour guides (English or French) for a walk through the newly-renovated tour area featuring interactive coin displays
  • Discover how the Mint has made over 55 billion coins for more than 75 countries around the world
  • Learn how massive strips of metal meet 50-ton presses to produce over 1000 coins per second

Other Nearby Attractions: Within about 10 km, you can also visit the Forks National Historic Site, the Manitoba Museum, the French Quarter, the Manitoba Legislature, Club Regent Casino and Fort Gibraltar.

Reservations Recommended: To book your 45-minute tour, call (204) 983-6429 1-877-WPG-MINT (toll-free)

Read what others have said about their visit on TripAdvisor.com

Hours of operation*

  Ottawa facility Winnipeg facility
Boutique hours Monday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Between Labour Day and Victoria Day - Closed on Sunday, Monday)
Tour hours Monday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Between Labour Day and Victoria Day - Closed on Sunday, Monday)

*Hours subject to change without notice.

Prices

 

Individual prices*

Group prices*
(20 persons or more)

Weekdays Weekends Weekdays Weekends
Adults (18+) $6.00 $4.50 $4.75 $3.50
Kids (5-17) $3.00 $2.25 $2.50 $2.00
Seniors (65+) $5.00 $3.75 $4.00 $3.00
Infants (4 & under) FREE FREE FREE FREE
Family (2 adults & 4 children) $15.00 $11.25    

*Taxes included. Prices subject to change without notice.

Groups

Group tours of both Royal Canadian Mint facilities are available throughout the year. Reservations are recommended, particularly for large groups.

FAQ

  1. How many people constitute a group?
  2. Do I need to leave a deposit to make a reservation?
  3. Do I need to reconfirm to tour time?
  4. Is there a cancellation penalty?
  5. What if I want to make a change to the reservation?

1. How many people constitute a group?

The Mint provides tours to groups of 20 persons or more.

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2. Do I need to leave a deposit to make a reservation?*

Yes – you must provide a credit card number when making a group reservation, at which time a $70 non-refundable deposit will be applied to the card. If a reservation is cancelled 48 hours or more before the scheduled visit, your deposit will be reimbursed.

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3. Do I need to reconfirm to tour time?

No - during the 48-hour period leading up to the date of the visit, the boutique guides will contact you to reconfirm the date and time that have been reserved for the group. If tour staff is unable to reach you, we will assume that the group will arrive at the agreed- upon time.

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4. Is there a cancellation penalty?**

If a reservation is cancelled 48 hours or more before the scheduled visit, your $70 deposit will be reimbursed. The cancellation may be made by phone, fax, email or regular mail.

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5. What if I want to make a change to the reservation?

There is no problem if you need to change the number of visitors, time of the visit, etc., as long as the adjustment is requested prior to the visit.

*The Royal Canadian Mint cannot be held responsible for delays encountered by the group.
**The Royal Canadian Mint reserves the right to withdraw the penalty clause at any time and at its own discretion.

If you have any comments or questions, please contact us at (613) 993-8990.