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

Our 2019 WALKING TOUR season continues to mid-October 2019. CLICK HERE for the complete 2019 Walking Tour schedule.

Our annual LECTURE SERIES begins on September 24 and extends to June. Check back soon for the complete 2019-2020 season schedule.


  • Emerging Scholars: Two Talks and a Pub Night
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00
    Brigid's Well
    Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
    310 St. Patrick Street, at Cumberland
    Ottawa, ON K1N 5K5

    Join us at 7 pm for two informative talks by recent graduates. Each talk will be 15 to 20 minutes in duration and the audience will have an opportunity to pose questions to the speakers.


    “B” Is For Brutalism:...

  • Ceremonial Route
    Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 14:00
    Meet: Old Fraser Schoolhouse, corner of Sussex Drive and John Street
    Ottawa, ON K1M 1P5

    One element of the Gréber plan to make Ottawa a modern capital city was the designation of ceremonial routes around Parliament Hill. The principal section would be from Rideau Hall to the East Block of Parliament. It was an invitation...