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.

Woodside National Historic Site is located in Kitchener, Ontario. See our hours of operation, fees, and plan your visit today! For more information, please call 519-571-5684 or email woodsideontario@pc.gc.ca.

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Hours of operation

Woodside is now closed for the season.

Complete schedule


Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply. 

Detailed fees list

Contact us

Phone number: 519-571-5684

Email address: woodsideontario@pc.gc.ca

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