Bytown Museum

Built in 1827 by Colonel By, the Old Commissariat Building stands alongside the locks and was once used as a military warehouse and treasury. It is now home to the Bytown museum, which houses an exhibition on the construction of the canal.

Useful information

Address:

1 Canal Lane Ottawa

Phone:

+1 613-234-4570

Price:

6.50 $

Opening hours

Jan by appointment; early Feb-mid May: Thu-Mon 11am-4pm; 3rd week May- 1st week Oct: daily 10am-5pm (Thu 8pm); end Jun-early Sep: daily 10am-7pm (Thu 8pm) 10am-5pm; rest of year: 11am-4pm - closed 23 Dec- 1 Jan

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