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Student-ready Heritage and Cultural Attractions

Guided tours of Parliament
Guided tours of Parliament
Take a free guided tour of the home of Canada's federal government, one of Ottawa's top attractions. Admire historic paintings, as well as architecture decorated with Canadian motifs, in these official spaces.
Rideau Canal Skateway
Rideau Canal Skateway
Every winter, the Rideau Canal turns into the Rideau Canal Skateway, aka, the world’s largest skating rink!
Diefenbunker Museum
Diefenbunker Museum
Ponder the past as you tour the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, an underground bunker designed to shelter Canadian VIPs during a nuclear attack.
Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada
A visit to the Supreme Court of Canada gives one the opportunity to become better acquainted with Canada's highest court.
Signatures Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu
Signatures Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu
Located in Sandy Hill in the heart of Ottawa, Signatures Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant that combines French contemporary, innovative cuisine with a modern, refined atmosphere.
Royal Canadian Mint
Royal Canadian Mint
Take a fascinating, affordable tour to learn how coins are made, and shop for unique gifts and collectibles in an historic building near the ByWard Market area.
The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill - Northern Lights
The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill - Northern Lights
Five nights a week in the summer months, you can enjoy a free, 30-minute multimedia show presented against the backdrop of the iconic Parliament Buildings in Canada's capital.
Laurier House National Historic Site
Laurier House National Historic Site
Step into the inner sanctum of our country's political history by visiting the former home of two important prime ministers of Canada.
Changing of the Guard
Changing of the Guard
Note: This event is cancelled in 2022 and plans to return in 2023. Please see below for usual programming. Bring your camera to capture colourful…
Indigenous Experiences
Indigenous Experiences
This local organization and attraction presents authentic Indigenous culture through traditional music, dance, storytelling, food and activities in Canada’s capital.

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