While you are in Canada’s Capital Region 

Capital Information Kiosk

Stop by the Capital Information Kiosk to find a wide range of services and tools to help you discover Canada's Capital Region. Pick up self-guided tour brochures and other pamphlets.

We are located across the street from Parliament Hill (90 Wellington Street, Ottawa). Our information officers will be pleased to welcome you.

Along Confederation Boulevard, you will find a number of information and orientation tools, as well as interpretation panels on the Capital's major sites, viewpoints and lookouts.

Keep an eye out for Decod'ART posters at selected monuments and public artworks.

You can obtain information about Canada's Capital Region by contacting our information officers by e-mail at pch.kic-cik.pch@canada.ca.

* Please note that the washrooms are not accessible to the public.

Contact us

Address
Capital Information Kiosk
90 Wellington Street
Ottawa ON
Hours
Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Except on December 24, 25, 26 and January 1
*December 31: Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Telephone
1-844-878-8333 (toll-free)
Email
pch.kic-cik.pch@canada.ca

Parking

  • The World Exchange Plaza, located at 45 O’Connor Street, is the nearest underground parking to the Capital Information Kiosk. The entrances are on Metcalfe and Queen streets.
  • Parking restrictions are strictly enforced at all times. However, free parking is available on weekends.

Roving Information Officers

Our roving information officers will pique your curiosity with their captivating interpretations of historic buildings, monuments, and landscape. Test their knowledge by asking them your questions about Canada’s Capital Region.

Where
  • National War Memorial
  • Parliament Hill
When
  • Mid-July to Labour Day

Wayfinding and discovery tools

Discover the heart of Canada's Capital Region by visiting Confederation Boulevard, the Capital's ceremonial route. You’ll find many interpretive tools along this route, including:

  • bronze models at key points of interest along Confederation Boulevard; and
  • maps of the region displayed on information columns.
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