Fall, with its cooler weather and beautiful colours, is the perfect time to get out with the kids. We love this time of year for visiting Ottawa's museums. Recently we went to the Agriculture Museum. Have you been?
My kids love seeing the animals and race around checking out all the stalls. First we see the cows and horses, stopping to gawk at the size of Goody, the bull. We then check out the outside animals and the chicken coop. This leads to a stop at the playground which is always packed on a nice day. I drag them away to go see the goats and sheep, the bunny and pigs. Finally we get to the back building to see the cows and calves, but we always end our trip with another stop at the playground. There is more to see and do but that's our usual circuit.
We love going to the Agriculture Museum so much that we bought a two-year membership. The thing with having a membership is if my kids throw a huge fit and we have to leave after only having seen the cows, so be it. We can always come back. If we spend our entire trip at the playground, that's fine too.
Membership is great and gets you in to not only the Agriculture Museum, but the Science and Tech Museum and the Aviation Museum too. These museums are all perfect for kids - lots to see and do and quite stroller-friendly. We save the Science and Tech and Aviation museums for rainy days.
There are other benefits of being a member such as a discount in the gift shops and admission to museums elsewhere in Canada. If you're still debating, let me tell you about the members Hallowe'en party coming up. The Agriculture Museum is hosting a fun party for the kids the weekend before Halloween with crafts and treats and and costumes and more, but you need to be a member and you need to RSVP.
Hopefully I convinced you to get out to the Agriculture Museum. You can check it out and if you love it put your admission towards a membership. How nice is that? Say hello to Goody for us.
Kamerine is mom to 3 year old Little J and 1 year old Baby K. She documents her life with two toddlers, a husband and a cat at followk.blogspot.ca.