While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Old Federal Building (Post Office)in-person Doors Open Carleton Place

  • In-person
  • Self-guided tours available
Old Federal Building (Post Office)

This building was designed by Thomas Fuller, architect of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The clock tower was added in 1913. It is built of red sandstone, sitting atop a limestone foundation. It served as the post office and customs house for Carleton Place until 1970. During Doors Open, only the main floor offices will be open.

Contact info

81 Bridge Street
Carleton Place, Ontario
E-mail: cpbmuseum@outlook.com


Year built: 1891
Building type:Post office
Architect: Thomas Fuller
Architectural style:Gothic revivalRomanesque revival

Dates/hours open

Sep 21, 10:00am - Sep 21, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.