Step back in time and explore the grounds and heritage gardens of historic Bellevue House knowing that seeds were planted here for the birth of a country. Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and his family made Bellevue House their home from 1848 to 1849. Wander through the family’s preserved kitchen garden, orchard and ornamental garden. A costumed guide will lead you through the site and stories regarding Sir John A. Macdonald and Canada’s Confederation. We encourage visitors to explore the many viewpoints related to Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy and Confederation. 


Hours of operation

Closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!

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Regular admission fees will not apply during the restoration.

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Telephone: 613-545-8666
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Fax: 613-545-8721
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