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 2016 - 2017 season, please CLICK HERE or see LECTURE SERIES under EVENTS on the main menu.

For the complete schedule of 2017 Walking Tours, please CLICK HERE or see WALKING TOURS under EVENTS on the main menu.


  • Next Lecture Series begins in September 2017
    Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 00:00

    Many thanks to the speakers, volunteers and attendees who helped make Heritage Ottawa's 2016 - 2017 Lecture Series a resounding success!

    Our 2017 - 2018 Lecture Series begins in September. Please check the website after Labor Day...

  • Rideau Canal
    Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30
    Meet: Bytown Museum, adjacent to Rideau Canal Lock Station under Parliament Hill
    1 Canal Lane
    Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6

    From the Bytown Museum to the Corktown Bridge, a look at the nearly 200-year old Rideau Canal and the architecture and engineering of buildings and bridges from many historic periods and architectural styles, along the first mile of...