Located just 10 minutes from downtown, Billings Estate National Historic Site was once home to one of Ottawa’s founding families. Through hands-on investigation and multi-sensory exhibitions, you’ll find yourself immersed in the story of five generations of the Billings family from 1812 until 1975.

Spend the day exploring, experiencing, and discovering almost 200 years of history!

Join the museum for high tea in the summer and a wide variety of public programming and special events year round.

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2100 Cabot Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1
Tel: 613-247-4830
Fax: 613-247-4832

Hours of operation:

May 10 to October 31: Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Special programming offered throughout the year.

Times may vary for special events and/ or programs.


Unless otherwise indicated, regular admission fees apply. Additional fees my be applicable for some special events and programs.

  • Adults: $6.15
  • Seniors and Students: $5.10
  • Youth: $3.60
  • Familes (two adults and unlimited children): $15.30
  • Children 5 and under: Free
  • Group rates on request

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