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Royal Canadian Mint

320 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G8, Canada
+1 613-993-8990
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Producing coins since 1908, this excellent collecting resource features gold, silver and platinum coins commemorating Canada's heritage.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold bar” (121 reviews)
“gift shop” (123 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
320 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G8, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-993-8990
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent talk on the production of gold coins and competing mints. I understand Canada leads the way?

Thank Maeght
Reviewed 5 days ago

Informative tour. 45 min tour of mint which was very detailed and educative. Unfortunate that, weekday or not, nothing was happening. Guide not sure where everyone was! FYI - this is mint is about collectors coins. Winnipeg for circulation coins. The bank or dealers for...More

Thank TourMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish you could book a tour online, but you have to phone. It is very inexpensive and a great tour, it lasts about 45 minutes. Lots of good information and great gift shop. Beautiful historical building.

Thank cuteontariocouple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a city with many charges in excess of $20 for tours or experiences, your well spent 6$ for this tour is well worth it. Learn about both the mint in Winnipeg for circulating coins as well as the mint here for collectable coins. We...More

Thank Barbara-Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting on a Sunday so full production was not in action for the collector or investment coins. Winnipeg is the main site for production of general usage. Reasonable entry fee. Our tour guide Matt was very well versed in the aspects of the...More

Thank GatorVictoria_BC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had imagined that the Royal Canadian Mint was a factory churning out the coins we, as Canadians, use every day. Not so; it makes specific coins celebrating aspects of Canadian life and more importantly Investment coins, both in silver and gold. I throughly enjoyed...More

Thank Rainie1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading the reviews, it appears that different guides gave different experiences. Unfortunately, for our tour, it appeared to me that the guide was someone who took the job but really wanted to be an actor/comedian. At each stop on the tour, there was a short...More

Thank Chiguy064
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was on the boring side, thankfully it was only $6. The tour guide was okay, very dry in her delivery, very scripted. She came across as very unfriendly. If you want to fill an hour or so on a wet day, it could...More

Thank 526michellem
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is the mandatory way of seeing the mint, it is 45 minutes long and very informative. The tour begins and ends in the gift shop with collector coins and a large $750,000.00 dollar gold bar. Because everything starts and ends here, I wish...More

Thank torontoshutterbug65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mint is a great place to visit especially if you are Canadian, visitors from other countries would find it very interesting too.

Thank Mayno1
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4 April 2017|
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Response from ga0di | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available at the National Gallery of Canada about a block away.
Arsho M
13 February 2017|
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Response from kkcolin | Reviewed this property |
about 45 mins very nice tour
Mia W
27 December 2016|
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Response from RJL304 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know paid with cash