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

Our annual FREE LECTURE SERIES resumes in January 2021 via Zoom.

Our 'Social Distancing' WALKING TOUR season concluded in October 2020 and was a resounding success. Check back in spring for our 2021 schedule.  CLICK HERE to view the complete schedule of last season's Walking Tours.

  • How a Cohesive Architecture Policy Can Create a Better Built Environment
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00
    Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration Required
    Ottawa, ON

    An architecture policy for Canada will create a framework against which other policies can be tested, bringing together disparate approaches to create the built environment we aspire to.

    “It’s not so much just about ugly...

  • Dark Side of Sandy Hill (Sold Out)
    Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30
    MEET: Sandy Hill Community Centre
    250 Somerset St. East (On-street parking available. 5 minute walk from uOttawa LRT station.)
    Ottawa, ON K1N 6V6

    Discover the mystery and intrigue along Sandy Hill’s streets, just in time for Halloween. From séances to sewer explosions, spies to the Spanish influenza, this tour is chock full of history about the lesser known elements of one of...