While you are in Canada’s Capital Region 

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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.

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

Contact us

Capital Information Kiosk
90 Wellington Street
Ottawa ON
From Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • 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.

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.

  • National War Memorial
  • Parliament Hill
  • Confederation Boulevard
  • Late-May to Labour Day

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 am, 2 pm and 3 pm.

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.

School visits

Children and an information officer look at the Centennial flame on Parliament Hill.

Explore Canada's Capital Region through a range of services and activities for school groups planning to visit Ottawa-Gatineau. Contact us for information about our programs and to plan your class field trip!

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