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Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada

How to get There

Laurier House National Historic Site is located at 335 Laurier Ave. East in Ottawa.

By car

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From HWY. 417 (the Queensway), take the Nicholas Street exit north to Laurier Avenue East. Turn right on Laurier Avenue East. Laurier House is on the corner of Laurier Avenue East and Chapel Street.

From Gatineau, Quebec, head south on HWY. #5 (Autoroute de Gatineau) across the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge to King Edward Avenue. Continue south on King Edward Ave to Rideau Street. Turn left on Rideau Street, then make a right turn on to Chapel Street. Laurier House is located on the corner of Chapel Street and Laurier Avenue East.

Parking

There is no on site parking at Laurier House. There is street parking nearby. Please note the time limits posted.

On foot

The walking distance from Parliament Hill to Laurier House Site is just over 2 kilometres (1 mile) through the University of Ottawa campus. 

(approximately 25 minutes from downtown)

Cycling

To find the best route to Laurier House, consult City of Ottawa's cycling map.

There are several scenic routes to Laurier House, including through the University of Ottawa or through the Sandy Hill neighbourhood, an attractive heritage conservation district.  Bicycle parking is provided on site at Laurier House.

(approximately 10 minutes from downtown)

Public transit

OC Transpo provides excellent bus service to Laurier House. It is about a 10 minute ride directly to Laurier House on the Number 5 bus, leaving from the War Memorial at the corner of Wellington and Elgin Streets in downtown Ottawa.

For departure times and information on other routes, use OC Transpo's Travel Planner.  Choose Laurier House as a “Landmark” under the “Museum and Art Galleries” listing.

Visitors beginning their journey in Hull should contact the Société de Transport de l'Outaouais for information.

(approximately 10 minutes from downtown)

By rail

Via Rail has regular train service to Ottawa Station. Learn more about Via Rail service.