Woodside National Historic Site

Woodside National Historic Site was the boyhood home of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada's tenth and longest-serving Prime Minister. This Victorian home, filled with King family heirlooms and period reproductions, is a portal to the Victorian era in Canada. 

Featured things to do

Calendar of events

Take part in a wide range of events, special activities, and memorable experiences at Woodside.

Educational and guided tours

Return to the Victorian Era in Canada on a guided tour or school program at Woodside National Historic Site. Book or reserve in advance.

Historic recipes

Historic recipes for Victorian baked goods, jams and preserves. Bring the warmth and comfort of Woodside’s woodstove right to you!

Visiting Woodside National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do for the entire family. Explore our list of activities and programs to discover at Woodside National Historic Site.

Plan your visit

How to get here, hours of operation, fees and more to help plan your visit to Woodside.


Prices of admissions including: daily admissions, seasonal passes, Parks Canada Discovery Passes, and more.

About Woodside National Historic Site

Culture and history

Woodside welcomes you back in time to the Victorian era.

Nature and science

Woodside is surrounded by a beautiful park with wooded areas, gardens, lawns, and serene pathways.

Stewardship and management

Access information about the management plan, commercial permits, partners, site rentals, and contact information.

How to get here

Contact us

Phone number: 519-571-5684

Email address:

Hours of operation

Woodside is now closed for the season. 


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