Bellevue House was once the home of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister. Staffed by costumed interpreters, the house & gardens are kept much as they would have been at the time that Macdonald lived here with his wife and infant son.
Ottawa Valley's professional summer theatre festival presents the Classic hits of Broadway & the London stage. 2014 season: Neil Simon's "Come Blow Your Horn," July 11 to August 3, and Frederick Knott's "Dial M for Murder" August 8-31
Fort Henry is one of Canada's most dynamic, performance-based heritage attractions, offering interactive daily programs from May to September. Daily Garrison Parade at 3:00pm, Sunset Ceremonies Wednesday evening in July and August.
With its geological origins dating back 1 billions years, the 2,700- square-kilometre, UNESCO-designated biosphere – much of it surrounding the southern half of the Rideau waterway – is characterized by its rocky outcrops, rivers and marshes.
Heritage Mica Days at Murphy's Point Provincial Park. Celebrate the history of the mica miners from 1908! Join us underground in the Silver Queen Mine, take to the mine trail in the dark for a Spirit Walk.
Lockmaster’s House Museum (Chaffeys Locks) Built in 1844 for the lockmaster of the day, this beautifully restored building is now a museum depicting the storied history of the Rideau Canal and the thriving hamlet of Chaffeys Lock.
One of the finest Martello Towers in North America, now part of Ontario’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in 1846, it served as military housing for 40+ years. Three floors display a collection of 19th century military and domestic artifacts.