The BYTOWN MUSEUM will heighten your appreciation for the history of Canada’s capital; from its humble beginnings as a military depot and lumber town to today's modern city. Truly, Ottawa begins here!
Make your visit an action packed happening. The BYTOWN MUSEUM features a calendar of programs, exhibitions and events like no other!
Engage with the historical legacy envisioned by those intrepid women of the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa through school programs, activities and tours for all ages.
Our Community Gallery program affords community groups, embassies, cultural organizations and local artists the opportunity to tell their stories within our walls.