Watson’s Mill is a unique 1860’s grist and flour mill located in Manotick, on the shores of the Rideau River.

A working industrial heritage site in greater Ottawa, it has a remarkable history linked to local politics, the building of a country, and a tragic love story.

Ever wonder where your bread comes from or how flour is made? Discover how when you visit Watson’s Mill


Enter the Mill


5525 Dickinson Street
Manotick, ON K4M 1A2
Tel: 613-692-6455


Hours of operation:

Watson’s Mill:
May 21st to October 31st: daily, 10am – 5pm
November 1st to December 18th: Saturday and Sundays, 10am – 4pm.

Carriage Shed Office: Weekdays, 10am – 4pm

Carriage Shed Used Book Sale: May 21st to October 10th, daily 10am – 4pm.

Dickinson House:
May 16th to September 7th: daily 10am – 5pm
September 1st to December 18th: Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am – 4pm



By donation.

How to get there: