Common menu bar links

Bellevue House National Historic Site


Kids running infront of Bellevue House
© Parks Canada

As an historic carriage drive opens before you, take a picture of Bellevue House and its authentic 1840s green and white exterior. Hear the echoes of family footsteps in rooms and halls where Sir John A. Macdonald and his wife enjoyed a tranquil year. Tour their gardens and explore the grounds with staff in period costume.

Featured Activities

A guide talks to a family inside Bellevue House
Guided tour of Bellevue House
A tour of Bellevue House intrigues on multiple fronts, from its playful Italianate design features to its place in Canadian history as a former home of Canada’s popular first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.
Escape Room Experience
Participate in a new challenging experience in Sir John A. Macdonald’s former home. Attempt to find keys, piece together clues and solve puzzles in order to make your way through the game and escape before time runs out!
Kids playing marbles infront of the historic house
Bellevue House Xplorers Program 
Spice up your family visit to Bellevue House National Historic Site with the new Parks Canada's Xplorers program. Explore this amazing site, the home of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.
A table set for dinner
A Venue as Unique as Your Day
Bellevue House offers a truly memorable and historic backdrop. Our historic site is the ideal venue in which to host your wedding and guests.

All Activities