Library & National Archives of Canada

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Ottawa , Canada
395 Wellington St
+1 613 996 5115
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6am-11pm Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm Sat & Sun
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The mandate of this monstrous concrete institution is to collect and preserve the documentation of Canada. Behind the tiny checkered windows lies a vast anthology of records, including paintings, maps, photographs, diaries, letters, posters and 60,000 cartoons and caricatures collected over the past two centuries. Rotating exhibits are displayed on the ground floor.