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

Our 2019 WALKING TOUR season concluded on October 13, 2019. CLICK HERE for the complete 2019 Walking Tour schedule, and check back in spring for details of our 2020 Walking Tour season.

Our annual FREE LECTURE SERIES is currently underway and extends to June 2020. CLICK HERE for the complete lecture schedule.

  • National Capital Commission | Garden of the Provinces, 1962
    The Garden of the Provinces and Territories: Almost 50 years along!
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
    Christ Church Cathedral, Great Hall
    414 Sparks Street
    Ottawa, ON K1R 0B2

    This presentation will reprise John Zvonar’s presentation at Heritage Ottawa in 2010, which was entitled “Terra Incognita: Ottawa’s Unfamiliar Landscapes.”

    More ‘familiar’ these days, the Garden of the Provinces and Territories...

    Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30
    MEET: Oscar Peterson statue at the National Arts Centre
    1 Elgin Street (at NE corner of Albert St.)
    Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1

    CLICK HERE for this tour description in French.

    NEW TOUR — In the postwar building boom...