Art Gallery of Ontario
Founded in 1900 by a group of private citizens as the Art Museum of Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a physical facility of 583,000 square feet. The AGO expanded it facility in 2008 with an innovative architectural design by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.
Carleton University Art Galley
CUAG is a vital cultural resource for the University and the wider community, bringing art and minds together. As a curatorial laboratory, its research and exhibitions of art illuminate the past, engage the present, and stimulate curiosity about the future.
Gallery 101 is a non-profit artist-run centre in Ottawa, Ontario, dedicated to the professional presentation and circulation of visual and media art. Each year, we present a stimulating array of solo and curated group exhibitions of Canadian and international contemporary artists.
National Gallery of Canada
The strength of the National Gallery of Canada lies in its collection of art, especially Canadian art, and its accessibility to the public across the country. The collection opens the way for appreciation of the finest in artistic expression: The works of art reveal the past, celebrate the present, and probe the future.
Algonquin Provincial Park
Algonquin, the first provincial park in Ontario, protects a variety of natural, cultural, and recreational features and values. As one of the largest provincial parks, Algonquin is diverse and offers something for nearly everyone.
Find facts on the best things to do in Ontario. We provide you with the most current information available for the many different types of attractions
Cannamore Orchard, home of the renowned Spooky Wagon RideTM, has evolved from our commitment to consistently provide fun, affordable, family activities and quality products for almost thirty years.
Dovercourt Recreation Centre
Dovercourt Recreation Association (DRA) is a not for profit charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community through recreation programs.
Lots of Fun and games for all ages.
Golf Association of Ontario
The Golf Association of Ontario is the Provincial Sport Organization for golf. We share a passion for golf, preserve the past, build the future, and champion golf’s best interests for everyone who enjoys the sport.
Great Canadian Bungee
After 20 years in business, GCB's site at "The Rock", is still the highest jump on the North America and continues to provide the thrill-of-a-lifetime for thousands each year.
Madawaska Kanu Centre & OWL Rafting
Whitewater Rafting on the Ottawa River – From the gleam of fast-moving clear water, to the adrenaline rush, rumble and tumble of rapid action, this is your chance to get in on the ‘current’ sensation
Newcomers Club Directory for Ontario
The Club offers the opportunity to meet friendly individuals who will immediately make newcomers feel welcome and at home while enjoying our many activities: speakers, meetings, fun lunches, book discussions, gallery tours and more.
Provincial Parks provide opportunities for outdoor recreation in Ontario.
Ottawa Flying Club
Located at the Ottawa International Airport, the Ottawa Flying Club is the leading provider of flight training in the National Capital area. We provide flight training services to aviation enthusiasts who want to learn to fly for fun.
Ottawa Golf Online
All about Golf in the Ottawa area.
Ottawa Power & Sail Squadron
The Ottawa Power & Sail Squadron has been around for over 60 years, 36 Squadron Members have lead this team and have made significant contributions to the well-being of this Squadron.
Ottawa River Sailing Page
The "Ottawa River Sailing Page" is a non-commercial website about the local sailing community in Canada's National Capital Region, and is focused primarily on the segment of the Ottawa River between Lac Deschenes and Chats Fall Dam (although does provide some information about sailing on other parts of the river).
Ottawa Valley Kayak
Ottawa Valley Kayak is a Sea Kayaking Outfitter and Instructional School located in Aylmer, Quebec, serving the Ottawa area.
All about windsurfing in the Ottawa area
On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.
Ray Friel Centre
The Ray Friel Recreation Complex Team prides itself on providing quality recreational experiences for all our patrons.
Saunders Farm is an award-winning family-run Farm in the village of Munster tucked into the western part of Ottawa.
The Rideau Canal Waterway
The Rideau Canal is a visitor's paradise with its many historic lockstations and 202 kilometres (125 mile) of scenic waterway. The Rideau Canal; a National Historic Site of Canada, a Canadian Heritage River and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of a series of beautiful lakes and rivers connected by canals.
Ottawa's best rock climbing facility
Wheelers Pancake House & Maple Sugar Camp
Visit the sugar bush for a pancake meal and take in the museums and trails
Overwhelming response to our programs has moved WT from a regional summer seasonal adventure resort to a four-season adventure vacation destination.
Our Ottawa restaurants guide will help you find the best places to eat in Ottawa, whether you’re in the mood for a romantic Italian dinner, or a spicy Mexican food. We’re sure they will satisfy your taste buds.
Rent A Chef
Rent A Chef is a professional fine cuisine catering service that will come to your home to prepare and serve the menu of your choice.
The Courtyard Restaurant
The Courtyard Restaurant opened in 1980 to rave reviews and has been offering our guests fine food and exemplary service ever since.
The Preston Hotel (renamed Prescott in 1941) was the first hotel when entering Ottawa via the Prescott Highway and consequently the last when leaving. Hence our nickname, “The Last Chance” was born and still used by many of our customers today.
Trattoria Caffe Italia
Trattoria Caffe Italia is a family-owned and operated establishment located in Ottawa's Little Italy. With an award-winning wine list and extensive menu, you'll enjoy the best in Italian hospitality.
Canadian Tulip Festival
The world's largest tulip festival, now encompassing an 10-day celebration each May, was established in 1953 to preserve the heritage of Canada's role in liberating the Dutch during the Second World War. The symbolic tulip – Ottawa's official flower – was given as a gift in perpetuity to the Canadian people for having provided safe harbour to the Dutch Royal Family during the German Occupation of the Netherlands.
Ottawa Folk Festival
Set amidst the natural beauty of Hog’s Back Park, the Ottawa Folk Festival is a five-day celebration of music, dance, visual arts and community featuring an eclectic mix of musical performances on two evening and five daytime stages.
Ottawa International Jazz Festival
The Ottawa Jazz Festival was founded in 1980 by local musicians Bob Misener and Tony Pope –subsequently joined by the late Bill Shuttleworth – who wanted to throw a summertime jazz festival to celebrate and develop the popular jazz scene in Ottawa.
National Arts Centre Orchestra
The NAC is also a pioneer in new media, using technology to teach students and young artists around the globe, by creating top-rated podcasts, and providing a wide range of NAC Orchestra concerts on demand.
National Arts Centre
The National Arts Centre collaborates with artists and arts organizations across Canada to help create a national stage for the performing arts, and acts as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across the country.
A Company of Fools
A Company of Fools has been delighting audiences all across Canada since 1990 as Ottawa’s original professional Shakespeare company. Inspired by the rogue Elizabethan players that once entertained audiences out of doors and at the Globe theatre, we have built a reputation as a highly physical troupe doing interactive shows both indoors and out. The Fools mount two shows a year, perform at festivals, in schools, and at corporate events.
Orpheus Muscial Theatre Society Ottawa
Orpheus has always been about people and they’ve been entertaining audiences since 1906.
Ottawa Choral Society / Societé Chorale d'Ottawa
Throughout its history the choir has fostered the musical development of young people in the community. A notable occasion from the early years was the 1947 performance of Pierné's The Children's Crusade, in which 600 students from five school choirs participated with the Choral Union and the Ottawa Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ottawa Little Theatre
Professional in style, traditional in tone, Ottawa Little Theatre (OLT) has been a vital part of the Ottawa arts community for over 100 years, making it the oldest on-going community theatre in North America.
With William Shakespeare as its foundation, the Stratford Festival aims to set the standard for classical theatre in North America. Embracing our heritage of tradition and innovation, we seek to bring classical and contemporary theatre alive for an increasingly diverse audience.
The Great Canadian Theatre Company
The Great Canadian Theatre Company was founded in 1975 by a group of professors and graduate students at Carleton University.
Théâtre la Catapulte
Le Théâtre la Catapulte est une compagnie professionnelle de création, de production et de diffusion enracinée en Ontario français, proposant aux adolescents et au grand public des expériences théâtrales audacieuses et éclectiques nourries par la fougue de la relève et par des artistes établis.
All about Ottawa Movies, playing in a theatre near you!.
Bank of Canada Currency Museum
The Bank of Canada's Currency Museum was opened in 1980. It is home to the National Currency Collection, the largest collection of Canadian bank notes, coins, and tokens in the world.
Canada Agricultural Musem
The Canada Agriculture Museum is living proof of the "Green Capital". In fact, Ottawa is the only world Capital that has a working farm at its heart. Canada's unique agricultural heritage is featured at the Canada Agriculture Museum, where you can explore the sights and sounds of typical farm life.
Canada Aviation Museum
The Canada Aviation Museum is recognized as having the most extensive aviation collection in Canada and one which ranks among the best in the world. In 1988, the importance of the collection was acknowledged in the opening at Rockcliffe of the first phase of a multi-phase development program to serve as the new home of the collection.
Canadian Museum of Civilization
As the national museum of human history, the Canadian Museum of Civilization is committed to fostering in all Canadians a sense of their common identity and their shared past. At the same time, it hopes to promote understanding between the various cultural groups that are part of Canadian society.
Canadian Museum of Nature
The Canadian Museum of Nature is more than a natural history museum that creates and develops exhibitions for public viewing. Behind our public face is a vibrant, multi-layered, multi-faceted organization composed of research scientists, collection specialists, education and multimedia specialists, and innovators.
CNC of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes
The Canadian National Collection (CNC) of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes is considered one of the best collections of its kind in the world in terms of size, species representation, and level of curation. It is maintained and developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada as part of its systematics research program.
Canada Science and Technology Museum
The largest of its kind in Canada, this Museum fulfills its mission through its collection, permanent, temporary and travelling exhibits, special events, school programs, workshops and demonstrations, publications, loans, conferences and lectures, expert advice, and joint action with other museums and organizations with similar goals and interests.
The Diefenbunker is a four-story, 300 room, 100,000 square foot underground bunker, and was meant to house 535 Canadian government officials and military officers in the event of a nuclear war. Shrouded in mystery, the Diefenbunker, nicknamed after then Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, was designed and built in secrecy during the crest of Cold War fear, between 1959 and 1961.
The National Gallery of Canada
The National Gallery of Canada is one of the world's most respected art institutions, renowned for its exceptional collections, revered for its scholarship, and applauded for its unique ability to engage audiences of all ages and all levels of artistic knowledge. Created in 1880, the National Gallery of Canada is among the oldest of Canada's national cultural institutions.
The Canadian War Museum
An entirely new and must-see attraction, this national museum presents Canada's military past and how it shaped the country. Its outstanding exhibitions explain Canada s rich military history from earliest times to the present, featuring the experiences of people on the battlefields and at home.