The Heritage House Museum is a beautiful place to visit for Ontario residents. Guests can take a tour of the home which includes 8 period rooms that are furnished like the lifestyle of the times. You’ll see features like the two-story privy preserve, the indoor brick bake oven and unique mirror image facades.
There are beautiful gardens often frequented by picnickers and parkland to the Rideau Canal for taking a walk. Check out year-round exhibitions and art shows or attend special workshops and children’s programs. Here is a look at all that the Heritage House Museum has to offer.
The museum is located at 11 Old Sly’s Road in Smith Falls. You can check it out from May 1st through December 21st every day from 10:30am-4:30pm as well as January 2nd through April 30th weekdays from 10:30am-4:30pm. Admission is only $4.50 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3.50 for youths and $14 for families of four.
What to expect
The museum is open for tours where you’ll see the 8 period rooms, the gardens and the parkland leading to the Rideau Canal and Old Sly’s Lockstation. Inside is the two-story privy preserve, the indoor brick bake oven and the mirror-image facades.
There are changing exhibitions and art shows, plus various events, workshops and children’s programs throughout the year. Guests can even rent the space for a beautiful wedding, meeting space or to take photographs. There is a gift shop inside as well.
Educational programs include exploring Canadian history through the period home to see how people loved, worked and played. This is designed for children in grades 1-8. Special events throughout the year include Silent Movies, Genealogy Workshops and an Annual Art Show.
Be sure to check out the Heritage House Museum for a piece of history right in Ontario.