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

Our 2020 'SOCIAL-DISTANCING' WALKING TOUR season is underway. CLICK HERE for the complete 2020 Walking Tour schedule.

Our annual FREE LECTURE SERIES will be resuming in a new virtual format in January. Check back here for more information as the time approaches. 

Our 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING with special guest speaker is scheduled for October 28 at 7 pm via ZOOM. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Gold, Snakes, and Mother Insurance : The Preservation of the 180 Wellington Building Mosaic
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
    Orange Art Gallery
    290 City Centre Avenue
    Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7

    In response to the Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 guidelines, Heritage Ottawa has cancelled the June lecture. We will announce a rescheduled date to soon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


  • Westboro and Highland Park
    Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:30
    MEET: All Saints Church
    347 Richmond Road (Bus Route 11)
    Ottawa, ON K2A 0E7

    NEW TOUR – The tour starts and ends in Westboro Village, founded as Skead's Mills in 1874, and includes part of Highland Park, the former farm of the Thomson, Rochester and Cole families of Maplelawn. There are eight...