Where ProfileThe museum explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present-day Ottawa.
The museum's permanent exhibition, "Where Ottawa Begins," presents a chronological overview of the social and political evolution of Bytown and Ottawa from the 1820s to 1918. A six-language audio guide is included with admission.
May 4 to Feb. 17, 2014: Mexico Fantastico shows the beauty of Mexican culture and highlights the significant relationship the country has with Canada.
$6; students and seniors: $4; children (five to 12): $3; children four and under: free; families: $15. May 19 to Oct. 8: Open daily, 10am to 5pm, Thursday and Friday until 9pm (free Thursday after 5pm). Oct. 9 to May 18: Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm. Closed Mondays. Closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1. Open on Remembrance Day (Nov. 11) from noon to 4 pm (free admission). Nov. to Apr.: free admission on the first Sunday of the month.
Located at the Rideau Canal locks between Parliament Hill and the Château Laurier hotel.