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.

Smiths Falls Heritage House Museumin-person Doors Open Kingston

  • In-person
  • French services available
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust
  • Photography allowed
Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum

This community museum and historical house showcases artifacts, demonstrations and stories of Smiths Falls with period rooms, local exhibits and art shows. A visit offers unique mirror-image façades, an indoor brick bake oven, a famous two-storey privy, exhibition galleries, spacious gardens and a picnic area. The grounds are on a picturesque portion of the Rideau Canal.


Year built: 1862-63
Building type:Historical landmarkHistorical houseMuseum
Architect: Joshua Bates
Architectural style:Victorian

Dates/hours open

Jul 22, 10:00am - Jul 22, 04:00pm

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