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  • Returning to the office? Whether you’ve commuted with us in the past or you’re new to transit, we have convenient and flexible options for travelling to work and back, any day of the week. Together, OC Transpo and STO provide service to all major Government of Canada workplaces, with fare options to suit the needs of every customer.  

  • Located in the heart of the Glebe, Lansdowne is a historically rich venue that has long been a big part of Ottawa’s identity. The redeveloped Lansdowne is now home to an 18-acre park, farmers’ market, shopping and more. Also located at Lansdowne is TD Place, home of the Ottawa RedBlacks and Ottawa 67’s.

  • TD Place at Lansdowne is the home of the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Atlético Ottawa and Ottawa 67’s. Ride any bus, the O-Train or Para Transpo to any TD Place event — just show your paper ticket or e-ticket to the Operator, a customer service representative or use the video chat feature to get through the fare gates.

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  • Algonquin is the largest college in eastern Ontario. The school provides an extensive range of hands-on learning programs, offering degrees, advanced diplomas, diplomas, graduate certificates and certificates.

  • Currently housed in the building are 26 independent arts organizations. Arts Court is home to a group of Ottawa’s professional arts producers and presenters including: the Ottawa Art Gallery, the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, Ottawa Dance Directive, SAW Gallery, DARC (Digital Arts Resource Centre), and Club SAW. A historic landmark downtown Ottawa, Arts Court continues to evolve as a vibrant hub for artists and audiences alike.

  • Billings Estate National Historic Site

    Billings Estate National Historic Site: Get There

    The Billings Estate National Historic Site is a museum that showcases the history of one of Ottawa’s founding families.

  • Bytown Museum

    Bytown Museum: Get There

    Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, the Bytown Museum explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present day Ottawa. The Museum is located at the Rideau Canal’s Ottawa locks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, between Parliament Hill and the Fairmont Château Laurier hotel — one of the most picturesque sites in the city.

  • ByWard Market

    ByWard Market: Get There

    The ByWard Market is Ottawa’s number one tourist attraction, and is the premier destination for shopping, dining, arts, entertainment and professional services for residents and visitors. This area averages 50,000 visitors per weekend in the summer months. It is home to both a local farmers’ market and artisans with many stands, as well as over 600 businesses. 

  • Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

    Canada Agriculture and Food Museum: Get There

    The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is a museum and working farm that offers exhibits about Canada’s agricultural past and present.

  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum

    Canada Aviation and Space Museum: Get There

    Inviting people of all ages to explore the wonders of flight and the contribution of aviation to the transformation and development of Canada.

  • Canada Science and Technology Museum

    Canada Science and Technology Museum: Get There

    The Canada Science and Technology Museum focuses on the role science plays in Canadian society.

  • Canadian Museum of History

    Canadian Museum of History: Get There

    One of Canada’s oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies

  • Canadian Museum of Nature

    Canadian Museum of Nature: Get There

    The Canadian Museum of Nature is a natural history museum in Ottawa and is is affiliated with the Canadian Museums Association, the Canadian Heritage Information Network, and the Virtual Museum of Canada.

  • The Canadian Tire Centre hosts all the home games for the Ottawa Senators, and doubles as the preferred venue for major touring acts.

  • Canadian War Museum

    Canadian War Museum: Get There

    The Canadian War Museum houses exhibits focused on Canada’s military past.

  • Central Experimental Farm

    Central Experimental Farm: Get There

    The Canada Agriculture Museum is living proof of the “Green Capital”. In fact, Ottawa is the only world Capital that has a working farm at its heart - the Central Experimental Farm.

  • Centrally located in Ottawa's downtown core, City Hall is split into two sections. A new main entrance on Laurier Avenue and a heritage wing from the 19th century on Elgin Street.

  • Confederation Park

    Confederation Park: Get There

    As one of the Capital’s main event parks, Confederation Park is the site of special activities associated with events such as Winterlude, the Canada Day celebrations and the Ottawa Jazz Festival. During non-event times, Confederation Park is an urban oasis where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy downtown core.

  • Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

    Cumberland Heritage Village Museum: Get There

    The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum is a multi-building historical museum depicting rural Canada in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • First established in Ottawa in 1900, the Dominican University College is one of the oldest university colleges in the nation’s capital. This fully bilingual College specializes in philosophy and theology.

  • Located in the heart of Ottawa, Dow’s Lake is a popular destination throughout the year and boasts some of the most exciting seasonal events. Thousands of people congregate there in the winter for the Winterlude festival, and in the summer it becomes a fully functional marina with recreational equipment available for rent; including canoes, kayaks and paddleboats.

  • With its close proximity to the airport, hotels and only 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, the EY Centre is the largest multi-purpose exhibition facility in Eastern Ontario.

  • Returning to the office? Whether you’ve commuted with us in the past or you’re new to transit, we have convenient and flexible options for travelling to work and back, any day of the week. Together, OC Transpo and STO provide service to all major Government of Canada workplaces, with fare options to suit the needs of every customer.  

  • Great Canadian Theatre Company

    Great Canadian Theatre Company: Get There

    Ottawa’s Great Canadian Theatre Company, or GCTC for short, was established in 1975 by a group of professors and graduate students at Carleton University.

  • Hog’s Back Park

    Hog’s Back Park: Get There

    Hog's Back Park is the ideal place for a quiet afternoon picnic and has a concession stand for snacks. Take a stroll through the park and enjoy its natural beauty and the views of Hog's Back Falls and the Rideau River.

  • La Cité

    La Cité: Venue Info
  • Located in the heart of the Glebe, Lansdowne is a historically rich venue that has long been a big part of Ottawa’s identity. The redeveloped Lansdowne is now home to an 18-acre park, farmers’ market, shopping and more. Also located at Lansdowne is TD Place, home of the Ottawa RedBlacks and Ottawa 67’s.

  • Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada

    Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada: Get There

    The Laurier House is the former residence of Sir Wilfred Laurier and the Rt. Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King, which is now a historical venue.

  • LeBreton Flats

    LeBreton Flats: Get There

    LeBreton Flats is one of the largest festival sites in Ottawa and is named after John LeBreton, a native of the Channel Islands and a prominent officer in the British army. Acquired by the National Capital Commission in 1962, the land is now used for a variety of events. Located in a picturesque spot by the Canadian War Museum and the Ottawa River, this wide expanse of land is a perfect venue for festivals like Bluesfest.

  • Library and Archives Canada (formerly National Archives of Canada)

    Library and Archives Canada (formerly National Archives of Canada): Get There

    Library and Archives Canada houses a vast collection of government records, archives and is the fifth largest library in the world.

  • Preston Street is known as Corso Italia – the heart of Ottawa’s Little Italy. The area is famous for its Italian heritage and events and has served as the first home for Ottawa’s Italian population in the past, present and future.

  • Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe

    Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe: Get There

    Located in Nepean near Baseline Station, the theatre is situated at Ben Franklin Place and can seat over 900 people. A multitude of talent has graced its stage including artists like Christopher Plummer, Sarah McLachlan, the Harlem Gospel Choir and Blue Rodeo.

  • Mooney's Bay Park is an ideal getaway from chaotic city life -- with bike trails, a beach, and plenty of picnic space, it is also the home to the Terry Fox Athletic Centre and great summer events such as the Tim Horton's Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.

  • National Arts Centre (NAC)

    National Arts Centre (NAC): Get There

    Located between Elgin Street and the Rideau Canal, the NAC sits in the heart of Ottawa and is home to the internationally acclaimed National Arts Centre Orchestra. It is the only multi-disciplinary, bilingual performing arts centre in North America, and hosts a variety of artistic events such as the Canada Dance Festival, concerts and theatrical performances.

  • National Gallery of Canada

    National Gallery of Canada: Get There

    Created in 1880, the National Gallery is home to one of the finest collections of Indigenous and Canadian art in the world. Designed by famed architect Moshe Safdie, the Gallery’s current building opened in 1988.

  • The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” is a cenotaph symbolizing the sacrifice of all Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have served Canada in time of war in the cause of peace and freedom.

  • Nepean Museum

    Nepean Museum: Get There

    The Nepean Museum is a community-focused museum dedicated to preserving and communicating Nepean’s rich history.

  • Ottawa International Airport

    Ottawa International Airport: Get There

    The Ottawa International Airport is Ottawa’s main airport. Rapid route 97 serves the airport around the clock, 7 days a week from Hurdman station (and Rideau station overnight).

  • Parliament Hill

    Parliament Hill: Get There

    Located downtown and overlooking the Ottawa River, Parliament Hill is one of Ottawa’s most recognizable landmarks. It is the heart of Canada’s government and the focal point of national celebrations such as Canada Day. The grounds are open to visitors, and guided tours are available daily. Centre Block is closed for rehabilitation work. Guided tours of the Senate and House of Commons are now offered in the newly renovated Senate of Canada Building and the West Block.

  • RCGT Park, home of the Ottawa Titans Baseball Club, is located on Coventry Rd. within walking distance to Tremblay Station (via the Max Keeping pedestrian bridge).

  • The official residence of the Governor General of Canada, Rideau Hall offers guided tours (free of charge) and hosts many events throughout the year.

  • Royal Canadian Mint

    Royal Canadian Mint: Get There

    The Royal Canadian Mint’s headquarters is located in a historic building in downtown Ottawa.

  • The Shaw Centre is located on Colonel By Drive, just south of Rideau Street, in the downtown core. This venue is used for a variety of events, including exhibits, conferences and meetings.

  • Shenkman Arts Centre

    Shenkman Arts Centre: Get There

    Since 2009, Ottawa’s only multidisciplinary arts facility offers services and programs in both English and French. The Centre, located in Orleans, is a creative hub where artists and audiences meet to create and explore the arts.

  • Sparks Street Mall

    Throughout the year the mall plays host to a variety of outdoor events including Winterlude, the Ottawa Ribfest, Buskerfest, Poutinefest, the Ottawa Jazz Festival, and more, culminating with a celebration of Lights on the Mall over the Christmas Holidays.

  • TD Place at Lansdowne is the home of the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Atlético Ottawa and Ottawa 67’s. Ride any bus, the O-Train or Para Transpo to any TD Place event — just show your paper ticket or e-ticket to the Operator, a customer service representative or use the video chat feature to get through the fare gates.

  • The Gladstone Theatre

    The Gladstone Theatre: Get There

    The Gladstone is Ottawa's home of independent theatre, hosting productions by local indie theatre groups.

  • uOttawa

    uOttawa: Venue Info
  • Vanier Museopark

    Vanier Museopark: Get There

    The Vanier Museopark is a francophone museum dedicated to preserving the French-speaking history of Ottawa.

  • Via Rail Station (Tremblay Road)

    Via Rail Station (Tremblay Road): Get There

    The Via Rail Station is the main point of departure in Ottawa for travel by train. It is serviced by the O-Train Line 1 and route 39 overnight.

  • Wesley Clover Parks

    Wesley Clover Parks: Get There

    Wesley Clover Parks, or simply The Parks, is an outdoor recreation and learning hub spanning 500 acres of Ottawa’s Greenbelt, just a short trip west of downtown