Learn more about Ottawa's history and heritage at these popular events hosted by Heritage Ottawa.

Our Spring-Summer 2022 WALKING TOURS are now open for registration. The first tour is taking place on Sunday, June 12, 2022. CLICK HERE for the scheduled line-up. 

The last of our Winter-Spring 2022 FREE LECTURES will be held on June 22. The Fall-Winter lecture season begins in September.


  • Bikers, Blue-Bloods, Ruin and Renewal: The History in Architecture of Carleton Place
    Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00
    Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration Required
    Ottawa, ON

    Via Zoom

    The town of Carleton Place, about 50 kilometres from Ottawa, has a colourful history that includes royal visits, intrepid industry, and sordid squalor. These stories are told by the town’s heritage...

  • Avenue Beechwood (In French)
    Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 14:00 to 15:30
    MEET: Bellefleur Physiotherapy
    2 Beechwood Avenue (NE corner of Beechwood Ave and Vanier Pkwy)
    Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1

    Enjoy a stroll along Beechwood Avenue from Crichton Street to Marier Avenue. You will discover the social and architectural history of the street (part of Old Vanier) with a focus on social history and the commercial activities and...