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Bank of Canada Museum

Bank of Canada Museum

Come into our galleries to explore the economic lives of Canadians, travel through the history of money and discover the role the Bank of Canada plays in helping the Canadian economy run smoothly.  See the economy from a whole new perspective — yours.

30 Bank Street Ottawa Ontario K1A 0G9 (613) 782-8914 bankofcanadamuseum.ca

Billings Estate National Historic Site

Billings Estate National Historic Site

The Billings family settled on the shores of the Rideau River in 1812 and took an active role in shaping the community as it evolved over time and until the 1970s when they left the estate.  This National Historic Site on 8 acres of green space is also home to one of Ottawa’s oldest community cemeteries where well-known Ottawa pioneers, such as the Evans, Brouse and Firth families, are laid to rest.

2100 Cabot Street Ottawa Ontario K1H 6K1 (613) 247-4830 ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/museums-and-historic-sites/billings-estate-national-historic

Bytown Museum

Bytown Museum

Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, the Bytown Museum explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present day Ottawa.

1 Canal Lane Ottawa Ontario K1P 5P6 (613) 234-4570 bytownmuseum.com

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

Unique in the nation’s capital, Cumberland Heritage Village Museum provides an immersive, fun, and educational experience that showcases life in the 1920s and 30s with dozens of heritage and true-to-the-era reproduction buildings – including a working sawmill and blacksmith shop– heritage breed farm animals, people in costume, vintage tractor-pulled wagon rides, and so much more.

2940 Old Montreal Road Cumberland Ontario K4C 1G3 (613) 0833-3059 ext. 221 ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/museums-and-historic-sites/cumberland-heritage-village-museum

Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

The Diefenbunker is a four-story, 100,000 square foot underground bunker, built between 1959 and 1961. The mandate of the Diefenbunker is to increase public interest in and a critical understanding of the Cold War, by preserving the Diefenbunker as a national historic site, and operating a Cold War Museum.

3929 Carp Road Carp Ontario K0A 1L0 (613) 839-0007 diefenbunker.ca

Fairfields Heritage House

Fairfields Heritage House

Come visit the museum, explore the grounds and chat with knowledgeable guides.  Imagine yourself in the past as you try on our dress-up costumes and play some old-fashioned games.  With guided tours, as well as programs and events for families, Fairfields Heritage House remains a hub of community activity.

3080 Richmond Road Nepean Ontario K2B 7J5 (613) 726-2652 ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/museums-and-historic-sites/fairfields-heritage-house

Goulbourn Museum

Goulbourn Museum

Goulbourn Museum shares the story of Ottawa’s oldest military settlement. Compare yourself to a soldier in the War of 1812, or dress up in period costume in our Village Store!

2064 Huntley Road Stittsville Ontario K2S 1B8 (613) 831-2393 goulbournmuseum.ca

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

3 Rosamond Street E. Almonte Ontario K0A 1A0 (613) 256-3754 mvtm.ca