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Visit the Mint

Ottawa facility

Ottawa headquarters

The Royal Canadian Mint's headquarters occupy the historic building in central Ottawa where the Mint was founded in 1908. Today, the Ottawa facility produces hand-crafted collector and commemorative coins, gold bullion coins, medals and medallions. This is where the master tooling is done to create the dies that strike coin designs for both circulation and commemorative issues. The Mint's gold refining and advanced engineering operations are also located here in Ottawa.

Visit the Ottawa boutique at 320 Sussex Drive to add to your coin collection, find exciting gift ideas and take home some Mint memorabilia. OR take a guided tour to learn more about the exacting skill that goes into precision coin design.

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

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 strongly recommended:To book your 45-minute tour, call 613-993-8990 or 1-800-267-1871 (toll-free), or email us at reservationsottawa@mint.ca.

Recommended for children 5 years and older.

Prices

 

Individual prices*

Group prices*
(20 persons or more)

Adults (18+) $8.00 $6.75
Kids (5-17) $4.50 $4.00
Seniors (65+) $7.00 $6.00
Infants (4 & under) FREE FREE
Family (2 adults & 2 children) $20.00    

*Taxes included. Prices subject to change without notice.

Address:

320 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G8

Boutique:

613-993-8990
1-800-267-1871
Fax: 613-998-4130

Hours of Operation:

Boutique
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

FALL/WINTER SEASON:
The boutique and guided tours are closed on Mondays and Holidays, except for the following dates:
October 14, 2019
November 11, 2019 - 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
December 23, 2019
December 30, 2019
February 17, 2020
March 2, 2020
March 16, 2020
April 10, 2020
April 13, 2020

CLOSED:
December 25, 2019
December 26, 2019
January 1, 2020

GOLD BAR HOURS FALL/WINTER:
Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tours
First tour at 10:00 a.m., last tour at 4:00 p.m.

Reservations Recommended

Hours subject to change without notice.

 


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