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Laurier House National Historic Site

Located in the Sandy Hill area of Ottawa, Ontario, east of the parliament buildings, this historic building and visitor centre are open for the spring and summer. A tour through the visitor centre and three stories of the historic house, full of unique artifacts and priceless art transport you back in time, to explore the lives of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Rt. Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King.

Hours of operation

Visitor centre and historic house hours of operation.


Daily visitor and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.


Discovery passes.

Local attractions and tourism

Tourism information.

How to get here


335 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa ON K1N 6R4




How to get here

By car

From HWY 417 (the Queensway), take exit 118 for Nicholas street/Lees Avenue. (If coming from the eastbound direction of the Queensway, you must turn left onto Lees Ave). Turn right onto Mann Avenue, then left on Chapel Street. Laurier House is on the corner of Laurier Avenue East and Chapel Street.

From Gatineau, Quebec, head south on HWY #5 (Autoroute de Gatineau) across the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge to King Edward Avenue. Continue south on King Edward Ave to Rideau Street. Turn left on Rideau Street, then make a right turn on to Chapel Street. Laurier House is located on the corner of Chapel Street and Laurier Avenue East.


Located in downtown Ottawa's Sandy Hill, there is no on site parking at Laurier House. There is street parking nearby. Please note the time limits posted.

Facilities and services

Accessible Parking
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Gift Shop Gift shop
Interpretation centre Indoor Exhibit
Information Information
Interpretation Interpretation
Parking Parking
Restrooms Restrooms
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