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

To see our complete schedule of Lectures for the Fall 2016 season, please CLICK HERE or see LECTURE SERIES under EVENTS on the main menu.

For the complete schedule of 2016 Walking Tours, please CLICK HERE or see SUNDAY WALKING TOURS under EVENTS on the main menu.

Our 2016 Sunday Walking Tour season has come to a close.

Please check back in May for our 2017 Walking Tour schedule.

  • Vimy One-Hundred Years Later: A New Education Centre
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
    19:00 to 20:00
    Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library
    120 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2

    The Canadian National Vimy Memorial, centred on the evocative design of Walter Allward's beautiful monument and the surrounding landscape, evokes tremendous emotion and provides incredible opportunities to learn about and...

  • Old Ottawa South
    Sunday, October 2, 2016 -
    14:00 to 15:30
    Meet: Sunnyside Branch, Ottawa Public Library
    1049 Bank Street ( Across from Southminster Church )
    Ottawa, ON

    In 1907, Nepean Township villages such as Ottawa South were annexed to the City of Ottawa. Improved city services soon followed, such as a new high level Bank Street Bridge over the canal. The Bridge allowed the privately-owned Ottawa...