Site open for the 2017 season
The most authentic site in Ottawa will bloom early this year as our nation celebrates 150 years. Boasting a collection of over 10,000 original artefacts, this is the only historic site in Canada with its own Act of Parliament. Check out our hours.
Free admission for the 2017 season, Canada 150!
Doors Open Ottawa
June 3rd and 4th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Explore Laurier House; part of Ottawa's culture, history, and architecture.
Canada Day Family activities throughout the day as we celebrate Canada 150! Activities from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Canada's Homefront Kitchen Party
The kitchen is the heart of any household. Costumed guides invite you to join their Kitchen Party filled with Second World War music, food, and children’s activities. Invade Laurier House and discover what’s hiding in the cupboards! Activities from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tea on the Veranda
July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th, August 5th and 12th
Saturday afternoon tea on the verandah is a Laurier House tradition.
Live History Theatre – A Séance in Time
July 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th
Join King, his medium, his military adviser, and his household staff as they prepare to contact the other side during a harvest moon séance.