Bellevue House National Historic Site
Hello, Bonjour, Shé:kon, Kwe!, Boozhoo, and welcome to Bellevue House National Historic Site, a place to explore the complex legacy of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and have conversations about Canadian history.
The External Relations group in Ontario is looking for enthusiastic students to help share stories about national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas.
Indigenous artists are invited to create art and illustrations for Parks Canada.
Learn about the complete renewal of the house's interior spaces and exhibits to tell more diverse stories.
Visiting Bellevue House National Historic Site
Things to do, Xplorers program, red chairs and learning experiences.
How to get here, facilities and services, museum, site rental.
Daily visitor and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
About Bellevue House National Historic Site
Contact information, public consultations, plans, and policies.
Contact Bellevue House National Historic Site
Hours of operation
Bellevue House National Historic Site is now closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2023.
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