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Laurier House National Historic Site

335 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4, Canada
+1 613-992-8142
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Laurier House - Ottawa's Hidden Treasure

Laurier House, the home of two former prime ministers is a joy to visit. The mansion is stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
Player Piano

The brief film is worth watching if you are not familiar with the Laurier house history. Super... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catherine B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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This historic residence served as the Prime Minister's home before 24 Sussex Drive.
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335 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4, Canada
+1 613-992-8142
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Laurier House, the home of two former prime ministers is a joy to visit. The mansion is stunning and filled with history. The staff greet you with the warmest welcome and are a trove of information. Their enthusiasm is palpable and their insights bring the...More

Thank harryturner2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

The brief film is worth watching if you are not familiar with the Laurier house history. Super guides provided a lot of information. Make sure to ask if they can turn on the player piano.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of the open door festival. It is an extremely interesting place. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and gave us lots of insight and very cool stories! Highly recommend this

Thank roadrunner0820
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh this is a delightful place to visit. Absolutely full of history and a very pleasant afternoon out. The people who work here dress in the era of the day and you get to hear about our former Prime Ministers. We had a Sunday afternoon...More

Thank Bernadette K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Laurier House after visiting Kingsmere in Gatineau Park. Interesting to see Mackenzie King's home and cottage. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The kitchen has recently been open to the public and has been set up as a 1940s kitchen complete with ration books,...More

Thank roadtripmom2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a rainy day during tulip festival. We took the guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out many historical and architectural aspects of the building. The building itself is beautifully maintained and contains interesting Laurier and King artifacts. Very interesting and...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Went there in canada day because it was free. It had a lot of people (of course because it was free) and walking up to several floors to understand the history. Prepare to read a lot of description but some people there can help and...More

Thank chinttong
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is another place where you can find very interesting facts regarding Canadian history and not only. If you love to learn more take one of the guided tours of the house this way you will be amazed of some of the small things that...More

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Enjoy visiting this historic house and learn some fascinating information about Canadian history. Very interesting....insider details!

Thank TobyMontreal_Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I highly recommend the white glove tour if you are a lover of history and/or antiques. From the moment I entered this grand house to the time I had to leave it was mesmerizing and time flew by. My favourite rooms were the dining room...More

Thank MOrfitt2014
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what are the visiting hours in the winter?
12 February 2015|
Response from LaurierHouseNHS | Property representative |
Hello; Thank you for expressing interest in visiting Laurier House National Historic Site. From Victoria Day Weekend to Canada Day we are open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday & Wednesday) 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, from... More