Historic Cemetery Tours
Select Sundays in September, October, and November at dusk (*see schedule below)
Recommended for ages 16+
Cost: $6.75 (adults) or $5.50 (students and seniors)
Reservations are required. Please call 613-580-2088.
Discover the often harsh and somber history of Bytown and Gloucester Township on a guided exploration of the Estate grounds and Settler’s Cemetery at dusk. Experience true tales of death, burial, and disease on a hour-long tour that will take you beyond the typical museum experience to offer a unique glimpse at life and loss in 19th century Ottawa.
• Dress for weather conditions and wear comfortable shoes. The route will include uneven and grassy terrain as well as gravel pathways. If you have questions regarding accessibility, contact the museum at 613-580-2088.
• The tour may discuss difficult subject (disease, violence, death, etc.). Visitor discretion is advised.
September 15, 22, 29, and October 6 at 7 pm
October 20 and 27 at 6:00 pm
November 3 and 10 at 5:30 pm
September 22 at 7:15 pm
October 20 at 6:15 pm
November 10 at 5:45 pm
Billings Estate National Historic Site
2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1