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Royal Canadian Mint - Ottawa

Join the interactive, guided tours featuring displays and behind-the-scenes looks at the Royal Canadian Mint's state-of-the-art facilities. Its 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.
Finish your tour in the boutique where you can shop for collector coins, gifts, souvenirs and an exclusive line of Royal Canadian Mint clothing. The entry of the boutique is free.

Guided tours (Eng/Fr) from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 PM

Reviews

5/55/55/55/55/5 A must-see for numismatists

By eminem on May 27, 2015

The tours are well worth it- they provide a comprehensive behind-the-scenes look at how coins are made. Very interesting. Also has a great boutique with RCM products and a solid gold bar that you can lift or examine.

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