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Bytown Museum, Ottawa

Bytown Museum - Ottawa, Canada
Bytown Museum
1 Canal Lane, Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6Map
+1 613 234 4570
Neighborhood: Centretown

This museum is situated beside the six locks that make up the entrance to the Canal Rideau. It takes 20-30 minutes to tour the small building, which houses artifacts from the 1830s construction of the canal. Through displays and panels, the museum tells the story of the canal's architect and city founding father Lieutenant Colonel John By. It is Ottawa's oldest stone building and dates from 1827.

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Bytown Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Oct to May - Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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