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Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Ottawa - Cabot St - Billings Estate National Historic Site

Service: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services - Cultural and Heritage Sites

Alternate Name OCR ; Ottawa. City Operations
Former Name Billings Estate Museum
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2100 Cabot St
Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Pleasant Park Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Wheelchair accessible on main floor
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Ottawa landmark * architecturally unique house, built 1827-1829 * 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 * tea-on-the-lawn 
Educational programs: offers a variety of school programs from kindergarten to grade 8 classes * informal education classes happen throughout the year 
Facilities rentals: meeting facilities and the grounds are available for rent
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Museum Wed-Sun 10 am-5 pm * second Sun in May until end of October 
Tea-on-the-Lawn Wed-Fri, Sun 11 am-4 pm * second Sun in May through last Sun in Aug * reservations are strongly recommended
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Group bookings and school tours may be arranged * advance booking is required
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Rental fees for meeting rooms and the grounds available upon request. ; Admission ; Special event fees may apply * please contact the museum for details
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Museums
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-580-2088
After Hours Phone 3-1-1 ; 613-580-2400
TTY Phone 613-580-2401
Primary Contact Brahm Lewandowski, Museum Administrator; Phone: 613-580-2088 ext 35251; Email:
Alternate Contact Meilssa Mayer, Customer Service Bookings Clerk; Phone: 613-580-2088 ext 35250
Volunteer Coordinator Danièle Hamonic, Volunteer Programme Development Coordinator; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 19042
Other Details
Established New City of Ottawa: 2000; Programme: 1975
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Fees
Elections City Council is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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