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goes to Ottawa

(From Home)


Welcome to Brightspark's Virtual Tour of Ottawa!

Hop on the coach bus with Tour Leader Tamara to visit neat spots all around Ottawa and learn more about Canada's capital!

Teachers, click here for the video tour link on youtube that you can share with your students. After your students watch the virtual tour, share this Kahoot quiz (instructions below) for a fun post-tour activity.

Have fun on virtual tour!

BONUS RESOURCES:  Don't miss the list of resources we've compiled (listed below) to help you explore all of Ottawa’s great attractions — all from the comfort of your own home!

Quiz your students with our Ottawa Kahoot

  • Go to

  • Click "login" or "create account" on the top right

  • Once logged in, go to the discover tab next to the home button

  • In the search field, enter “Brightspark Goes to Ottawa (from home)

  • Click the “Brightspark Goes to Ottawa (from home)” Kahoot

  • Hit “play” and select either Teach (live game where everyone plays at the same time) or Assign (students play at their own pace with a deadline attached to it)

  • Send the link and pin to your students (students do not need an account to play)

List of Additional Ottawa Resources

Virtual Tour of Centre Block which is closed for Rehab  

Virtual Tour of the House of Commons (current)  

Virtual Tour of Rideau Hall  

Canadian History Hall at the Canadian Museum of History  

Canadian Museum of History online exhibitions  

C3 Film of the historic Canada C3 Expedition that retraces the historic 150-day icebreaker journey from Toronto to Victoria through the Northwest Passage in 2017  

Virtual Tour at Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum:  

Virtual Tour of the Canadian Museum of Nature  

Virtual Tour of the Bytown Museum  

Rideau Canal  

Canadian War Museum online exhibitions  

National Gallery virtual