City of Ottawa Museums and Historic Sites Engagement Hub

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Making sure that we’re creating products and experiences that meet residents’ needs is core to our philosophy at the City of Ottawa Museums and Historic Sites.

This Engagement Hub will allow us to let you know what public engagement projects are currently active and how you can let us know what you think. Sign in to be informed of all our upcoming engagement opportunities. We really value your contribution as it helps us to make our museums the best they can be.

Current Projects

  • Pinhey's Point Historic Site Visitor Experience Renewal
    The first phase of engagement has completed. Please stay tuned for next phase in 2024.

Our Museums

Museum Name

Museum Address

Museum Description

Billings Estate National Historic Site

2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 6K1

Ottawa's oldest standing wood-frame house, Billings Estate National Historic Site sits on 8 acres of green space in the Alta Vista neighbourhood. The museum features a modern exhibition that tells the story of the Billings family and the surrounding community. Other highlights include the gardens, heritage outbuildings, a cemetery and seasonal Tea on the Lawn service.

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

2940 Old Montreal Road
Cumberland, Ontario
K4C 1G3

Located just east of Orleans Cumberland Heritage Village Museum showcases rural life in Eastern Ontario during the 1920s and 30s. Heritage buildings, exhibitions, rare breed farm animals, vintage tools of the trade, and demonstrations transport visitors back in time.

Fairfields Heritage House

3080 Richmond Road
Nepean, Ontario
K2B 7J5

Fairfields Heritage House is located in the west-end Bayshore neighbourhood. The impressive 19th century Gothic Revival farmhouse highlights the community-building legacy of the Bell family.

Nepean Museum

16 Rowley Avenue
Nepean, Ontario
K2G 1L9

Just off Meadowlands Road, Nepean Museum features a modern exhibition that tells the story of the local area from its earliest times to the turn of the 21st century. The new MakerStudio space bridges history, science, and the arts, making Nepean Museum a great place for hands-on creativity.

Pinhey's Point Historic Site

270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario
K0A 1T0

Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa River near Kanata, Pinhey’s Point Historic Site features 88 acres of parkland, shoreline, and farmer’s fields. Inside the nearly 200-year-old manor house, visitors can discover life in 19th century March Township. Together, the house and landscape offer a picturesque destination to relax, learn, and explore.

Making sure that we’re creating products and experiences that meet residents’ needs is core to our philosophy at the City of Ottawa Museums and Historic Sites.

This Engagement Hub will allow us to let you know what public engagement projects are currently active and how you can let us know what you think. Sign in to be informed of all our upcoming engagement opportunities. We really value your contribution as it helps us to make our museums the best they can be.

Current Projects

  • Pinhey's Point Historic Site Visitor Experience Renewal
    The first phase of engagement has completed. Please stay tuned for next phase in 2024.

Our Museums

Museum Name

Museum Address

Museum Description

Billings Estate National Historic Site

2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 6K1

Ottawa's oldest standing wood-frame house, Billings Estate National Historic Site sits on 8 acres of green space in the Alta Vista neighbourhood. The museum features a modern exhibition that tells the story of the Billings family and the surrounding community. Other highlights include the gardens, heritage outbuildings, a cemetery and seasonal Tea on the Lawn service.

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

2940 Old Montreal Road
Cumberland, Ontario
K4C 1G3

Located just east of Orleans Cumberland Heritage Village Museum showcases rural life in Eastern Ontario during the 1920s and 30s. Heritage buildings, exhibitions, rare breed farm animals, vintage tools of the trade, and demonstrations transport visitors back in time.

Fairfields Heritage House

3080 Richmond Road
Nepean, Ontario
K2B 7J5

Fairfields Heritage House is located in the west-end Bayshore neighbourhood. The impressive 19th century Gothic Revival farmhouse highlights the community-building legacy of the Bell family.

Nepean Museum

16 Rowley Avenue
Nepean, Ontario
K2G 1L9

Just off Meadowlands Road, Nepean Museum features a modern exhibition that tells the story of the local area from its earliest times to the turn of the 21st century. The new MakerStudio space bridges history, science, and the arts, making Nepean Museum a great place for hands-on creativity.

Pinhey's Point Historic Site

270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario
K0A 1T0

Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa River near Kanata, Pinhey’s Point Historic Site features 88 acres of parkland, shoreline, and farmer’s fields. Inside the nearly 200-year-old manor house, visitors can discover life in 19th century March Township. Together, the house and landscape offer a picturesque destination to relax, learn, and explore.

Your Questions

Please let us know of any questions you may have about our museums and our projects.

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Page last updated: 08 Dec 2023, 09:35 AM