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  • Located downtown and steps away from Parliament Station, Bar Robo is a live music and entertainment venue. Find Bar Robo inside of Queen Street Fare. Take transit to a show! Tickets to Bar Robo events include a special transit pass.

  • Government of Canada workplaces

    Government of Canada workplaces: Venue Info

    Returning to the office? Whether you’ve commuted with us in the past or you’re new to transit, we have affordable 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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  • 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, SAW Video, 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.

  • 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

    When the Canada Aviation and Space Museum first opened at Uplands Airport in Ottawa in 1960, it presented one of three major collections owned by the Canadian government.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 library material.

  • 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.

  • 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 61-member 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 among Canada’s oldest national cultural institutions. Designed by famed architect Moshe Safdie, the Gallery’s current building opened in 1988.

  • Nepean Museum

    Nepean Museum: Get There

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

  • 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.

  • Rideau Hall offers tours 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.

  • Sparks Street Mall

    Coming to The Sparks Street Mall is always an event. Throughout the year the mall plays host to a variety of outdoor events. In June teams from Canada and the United States compete in the Chicken and Rib Cook Off and in August it’s the Buskers featuring performers from all over the world. It all culminates with a celebration of Lights on the Mall at Christmas. So whatever your pleasure there will no shortage of events to entertain on the Sparks Street Mall.

  • Vanier Museopark

    Vanier Museopark: Get There

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