Languages are the foundation of
Canada’s future

On Display

Artist Gita Hashemi’s work Grounding: States of Gender covers the Museum’s walls in Farsi writing with contemporary feminist content.

March 10 – April 28, 2024
Gita Hashemi performing at Carleton University Art Gallery, 2017. Photo by Justin Wonnacott.

Read more about Grounding here and see the video below.

New travelling exhibit

Chinese Languages in Canada

Chinese Languages in Canada

Chinese languages have existed in Canada since 1788 and are now spoken in every province and territory. Chinese is not a single language; it is many languages, and those spoken in Canada each have their own history. Over 1.4 million people speak Chinese languages in Canada! We invite you to visit this exhibit and find out more about the richness of these languages. 


We are passionate about languages!

The Canadian Language Museum works to promote an appreciation of all the languages used in Canada. Language is central to the cultural identity of every Canadian and has been integral in shaping Canada’s development. Few countries can match Canada’s rich and varied language heritage, which includes Indigenous languages from coast to coast, the official languages of French and English, and the hundreds of languages brought to this country by more recent immigrants.

Visit Our Exhibits

French in Canada

February 26 – april 12, 2024

Laurentian University 935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6
See map: Google Maps

Come Visit Us

All are welcome here.

opening times

Open Sundays only, March 10 – April 28, 1pm – 5pm

Find us

Glendon Gallery | Glendon Campus
2275 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M4N 3M6, Canada
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We are located in the East Wing of the historic Glendon Hall. Read more about the history of Glendon Hall here.


Indigenous Languages in Canada

The Museum has a special commitment to raise awareness about Indigenous languages, promote revitalization, and participate in Reconciliation. This booklet was created in honour of the Year of Indigenous Languages and is available for free download.

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