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Lockmaster's House - Home of Le Boat Doors Open Smiths Falls

Lockmaster's House - Home of Le Boat

Surrounded by spacious lawns, the Lockmaster’s House is set back from the lock at the Combined Lockstation on the Rideau Canal. The two-storey building has ground-floor walls of rough-faced stone with loopholes and a clapboarded second storey. The symmetrical main façade has a central door flanked by windows balanced by three second-storey windows. An enclosed porch protects the main entrance.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Kid-friendly

Contact info

Old Slys Rd
Smiths Falls, Ontario
Telephone: 1-800-734-5491


Year built: 1841
Architect: Bell, Richardson & Co.
Building type: Historical landmark
Landscape: Conservation area, Trail

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 15, 2018
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. only

Lockmaster's House - Home of Le Boat Old Slys Rd