The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives is a volunteer run, community archives dedicated to acquiring, preserving and providing access to historical documents pertaining to
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Play in the past and make memories for the future at your City of Ottawa’s local museums and historic sites. Enjoy a wide array of themed events, hands-on activities and interactive exhibits.
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 [email protected]
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