Experience art and heritage in Canada’s Capital Region

This year, dive into the heart of art and heritage in Canada’s Capital Region which offers an array of adventures for everyone with its multiple exhibits, nature walking paths and historic monuments.

Plan your visit with the Capital Information Kiosk so that you don’t miss any of the main attractions.

Free guided tours of Parliament Hill

Every day from July 2 to September 4

Discover the history of Canada, the buildings, the monuments and the various Canadian symbols on Parliament Hill. Tours last approximately 45 minutes, are offered in both French and English, and are fully accessible.

For more information, visit the Capital Information Kiosk, located at 90 Wellington Street, or contact us by phone 613-236-0044 or by email: reservations@pch.gc.ca

Please note that some guided tours may be cancelled at any time. Daily: 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m and 3 p.m.

Get your maps and guides

Drop by the Capital Information Kiosk or email kic-cik@pch.gc.ca to discover a wide range of services and tools that will help you discover art and culture in Canada’s Capital Region.

A few of the tools available at the kiosk are:

Discover the Heart of the Capital guide
Discover different self-guided tour paths, on foot and by bike, that will lead you to Parliament Hill, museums, monuments, historic sites and many other places!
Tear-Off Map
Follow the route on the map to make sure that you don’t miss any of Ottawa/Gatineau’s monuments and attractions.

To discover in the area

Rideau Canal Promenade

Discover seven outdoor exhibit sites installed along the Canal pathway that highlight the historic, symbolic and cultural importance of the Rideau Canal.

Download the Parks Canada app

Learn more about the history of the Rideau Canal with Parks Canada’s mobile app.

Parks Canada Guided Tours – Download on the App Store
Parks Canada Guided Tours – Apps on Google Play

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