Library and Archives Canada, Thein-person Doors Open Ottawa

  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Photography allowed
Library and Archives Canada, The

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is located in a prominent structure, comprising two symmetrical four-storey wings that wrap around a central nine-storey tower block. This year, visitors are invited to stop by the building to learn about the LAC’s extensive services for the public and to hear more about their future home at Ādisōke, scheduled to open in 2026.

Contact info

395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario


Year built: 1967
Building type:Government buildingHistorical landmarkLibrary
Architect: Mathers and Haldenby
Architectural style:Modernism

Dates/hours open

Jun 01, 10:00am - Jun 02, 04:00pm

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