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Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada

Special Events 2014


June - October by reservation

White Glove Exclusive Experience
Discover Canada’s history through artifacts... Enter behind barricades that protect over 10,000 rare artefacts entrusted to all Canadians. With white gloves and an expert guide you will marvel at some of Canada’s most entrusted treasures. You may wonder which famous people have eaten from the dining room table or drank from the crystal whiskey glass. Turning a page in the Laurier House guestbook might provide an answer. Add your signature to the list of famous visitors who have graced the halls of Laurier House.
This enhanced 2 hour guided tour is offered to a maximum of 6 people by reservation only 613-992-8142.
Program Fee.


September 2nd - October 13th

Laurier House Guided Tours
Fabulous objects, priceless artwork, and a passionate guide will bring to life two of Canada’s most influential prime ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. Enjoy the guided tour of the site and find out more about this fascinating home and the people who lived here.
For more information, contact Laurier House.
Program Fee. 


May 17th, 10 am - 5 pm 

Opening Day
Open for the 2014 season; Thursday-Monday (May/June/Sept/Oct); 7 days July/Aug, Site Admission Fee.


June 7th & 8th, 10 am - 5 pm

Doors Open Ottawa
Free Admission.


July 1th, 10 am - 4 pm

Canada Day
Come celebrate Canada's 147th birthday in the former home of two Canadian Prime Ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. Laurier House National Historic Site will be offering special activities for all ages throughout the day.
Free Admission.


September 20, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Family Treasures
Do you have a family heirloom or an old antique from the World Wars era that you want to know more about? On September 20th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Parks Canada invites you to participate in "Family Treasures" at Laurier House National Historic Site. Parks Canada historians, conservationists and scientists will be there to meet you and tell you more about the object you choose to bring. So whether you have a war medal or an old tobacco can, Parks Canada’s experts will be able to help you discover more about it and its connection to Canada’s history. (No weapons please.) Site Admission Fee