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

Housed in Ottawa’s oldest stone building, the Bytown Museum is situated next to the Rideau Canal locks between Parliament Hill and the Château Laurier hotel—one of the most picturesque sites in the city.

Visit the museum for family events, new exhibits, daily programs and guided tours.

Bytown Side Busy

Address

1 Canal Lane, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P6

Tel: 613-234-4570
info@bytownmuseum.ca

Hours of Operation:

  • Friday, January 29 – Thursday, May 19, 2016:
  • Open 11 am to 4 pm, Thursday to Monday.
  • Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Summer Hours:

  • Friday, May 20 – Sunday, October 9th, 2016: Open daily 10 am to 5 pm and until 8 pm on Thursdays with free admission after 5 pm.
  • From Friday, June 24 – Sunday, September 4, 2016: Open daily 10 am to 7 pm and until 8 pm on Thursdays with free admission after 5 pm.

Admission:

  • Adult – $6.50
  • Senior – $4.50
  • Student – $4.50 (13 to 18 or with valid student ID)
  • Child – $3.00
  • Flex Family – $15.00 (2 adults and unlimited children under 18)
  • 4 years & under – Free

How to get there: