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.

Bishophurstin-person Doors Open Sault Ste. Marie


  • In-person
  • Guided tours available

Bishophurst is a large neo-Georgian house constructed of common red sandstone and set in a treed, park-like setting, it functions as the “See House” of the Anglican Diocese of Algoma, and has served continuously as the home of the Anglican Bishop of Algoma. Of note is the front entrance enhanced by a columned portico and the recently renovated Lady Chapel.

Contact info

134 Simpson Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


Year built: 1876
Building type:Historical landmarkHistorical house
Architectural style:Georgian

Dates/hours open

Oct 01, 10:00am - Oct 01, 04:00pm

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