This National Historic Site is best known as the home of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Built of local limestone between 1855 and 1857 by John MacKinnon, this Victorian manor is nestled between the Ottawa River and Sussex Drive. It has been home to successive British High Commissioners to Canada since 1930.
- National Historic Site (Canada)
- Self-guided tours available
Contact info140 Sussex Drive
ArchitectureYear built: 1855-57
Architect: John MacKinnon
Architectural style: Victorian
Building type: Historical landmark, Historical house, Private residence
Dates/hours openSaturday June 1, 2019
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.