Explore Canada’s history at Woodside National Historic Site in Kitchener, Ontario, the boyhood home of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada's tenth, and longest-serving Prime Minister. This lovingly preserved Victorian home, filled with King family heirlooms and period reproductions, and set on 11.5 acres of mature forest, is a portal to the Victorian era in Canada.

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Hours of operation

Open to the public Thursday to Sunday, October to December.

Detailed list of hours of operation

Fees

Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply. 

Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 519-571-5684
Email: ont-woodside@pc.gc.ca

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