Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Cultural and Heritage Services Branch, Arts and Heritage Development Unit, Billings Estate National Historic Site
|Description and Services|
|Hours||Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm |
Museum hours Wed-Sun 11 am-5 pm, second Sun in May until end of October.
Tea-on-the-Lawn hours Wed-Fri * Sun 11 am-4 pm, second Sun in May through last Sun in August, reservations are strongly recommended.
|Description||Experience an Ottawa landmark! Visit this architecturally unique house, built 1827-1829, and discover the story of one of Ottawa's founding families. Family heirlooms and household furnishings are among the many artifacts that help to tell the stories of the Billings family and surrounding community, over a period of four generations. The grounds feature several outbuildings, colourful flower beds, and a historic cemetery. Don't forget to ask about our famous tea-on-the-lawn. |
Education Programs: The Museum is pleased to be offer a variety of school programs to K-8 classes * Informal education classes happen throughout the year.
Facilities rentals: Meeting facilities and the grounds are available for rentals.
|Application||Group bookings and school tours may be arranged * Advance booking is required.|
|Fees||Service - Rental fees for meeting rooms and the grounds are available upon request. ; Admission - Adults $6; Seniors $5; Children $3.50; Families $15; Children under the age of 5 are admitted for free. ; Special event fees may apply * please contact the museum for details.|
|Languages of Service||English ; French|
|Areas Served||Ottawa (City of)|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-261-9799|
|After Hours Phone||3-1-1 * 613-580-2400|
|Primary Contact||Brahm Lewandowski, Museum Administrator; Phone: 613-247-4830 ext 222; Email: Brahm.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Ashley Moores, Education/Interpretation Programs Officer; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 221|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Danièle Hamonic, Volunteer Programme Development Coordinator; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 19042|
|Primary Executive||Debbie Hill, Cultural Services Manager; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 24396|
|Alternate Executive||Laura Peters, Program Manager; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 23165|
|Former Name||Billings Estate Museum|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Address||2100 Cabot St|
Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1
|Intersection||Riverside Dr and Pleasant Park Rd|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Wheelchair accessible on main floor|
|Subjects||Charitable status ; Children ; Meeting facilities ; Municipal government ; Museums ; Tourism|
|Established||New City of Ottawa: 2000; Programme: 1975|
|Elections||City Council is elected.|
|Funding||City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 890361249 RR0001 (Friends of Billings Estate Museum) ; Fees|