In light of recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, and acting in line with our local community partners and schools, the Bytown Museum will be CLOSED to the public until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation as it develops, and act in accordance with the advice and information provided by Ottawa Public Health, and municipal, provincial, and federal health authorities. We thank you for your understanding during this situation and apologize for any inconvenience. Stay healthy friends.
The BYTOWN MUSEUM explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from the early days of Bytown to present-day Ottawa, while being uniquely situated on a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site! Located at the Ottawa Locks on the Rideau Canal, the BYTOWN MUSEUM offers panoramic views and natural surroundings, together with an exciting and diverse calendar of activities and exhibitions, bridging history and community in an unforgettable, picturesque setting.