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Billings Estate National Historic Site Doors Open Ottawa

Billings Estate National Historic Site

Braddish Billings, Gloucester Township’s first permanent settler, built one of Ottawa’s oldest wood-frame houses from 1827-29. Take a behind-the-scenes look at this estate’s collection, listen to the stories they tell, and learn how the City of Ottawa cares for historical artifacts. Experience pieces from the past first hand by investigating an object and seeing what secrets you can unlock!

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Contact info

2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Telephone: 613-580-2088


Year built: 1827-29
Building type: Cemetery, Historical landmark, Historical house, Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday June 6 – Sunday June 7, 2020
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Billings Estate National Historic Site 2100 Cabot Street