Doors Open Ottawa at Abbotsford House



Abbotsford House
map-icon 950 Bank Street

Abbotsford House is 145 years old this year and is part of Doors Open Ottawa. Celebrate Canada’s 150 in our Historic 145 year old building… Dignitaries will help celebrate a new commemorative wrought iron bench unveiling at 12 noon . This was made possible through the provincial Ontario Seniors Community Grant. Come celebrate the rich history of The Glebe Centre’s, Abbotsford House. Vintage vehicles will be on display outside the building and the special heritage features of Abbotsford will be highlighted inside the building. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Tea & Scones will also be available for purchase, please stop in and visit us.

Doors Open Ottawa – Explore Ottawa’s culture, history, and architecture for FREE June 3 and 4, 2017!

The City of Ottawa is proud to present Doors Open Ottawa, a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage.

During the first full weekend in June, over 150 historically, culturally, and functionally significant buildings will be featured in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday! From Carp to Cumberland, over 80,000 visitors will explore some of the city’s most interesting places, and you’re invited!

Doors Open Ottawa continues to be the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America.  Since its inception in 2002, over 920,000 visitors have discovered some of the city’s most prestigious buildings including Earnscliffe: Official Residence of the British High Commissioner, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Embassy of the United States, and the Sir John A. Macdonald Building….just to name a few.

Whether you’re a resident or visitor to the nation’s capital, take advantage of the Doors Open Ottawa Shuttle Bus, operating within walking distance of over 50 participating buildings. Or, take the opportunity to enjoy the summer sun and cycle your way around the city on a Doors Open Ottawa bicycle tour. No bike, no problem! Visitors can visit numerous buildings per day by making their way around the downtown core on foot.

In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, pay homage to Ottawa’s history, culture, and stunning architecture on June 3 and 4 during Doors Open Ottawa 2017! It’s free, it’s fun, and it’s the perfect way to discover how Canada’s Capital has become the beautiful city it is today. And don’t forget… Share your #DoorsOpenOttawa experience on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

For disability-related accommodation required to participate fully in this event, please contact us at sends e-mail) or call 3-1-1.


Date & Time
June 3, 2017 at 10:00 am
June 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Abbotsford House
950 Bank Street , Ottawa K1S 5G6
Doors Open Ottawa
950 Bank Street (link sends e-mail)