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.

Ontario Forest Research Institutein-person Doors Open Sault Ste. Marie


  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
Ontario Forest Research Institute

Tour the Ontario Forest Research Institute – one of the most beautifully designed buildings in Sault Ste. Marie. The Institute focuses on helping forests adapt to climate change, maintaining the genetic diversity of Ontario’s forests, studying forest diseases and invasive insects, and more. Constructed of local maple and glass, the building offers a work environment with plenty of natural light.

Contact info

1235 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario



Year built: 1987
Building type:Government building
Architect: David Ellis

Dates/hours open

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

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.