Planning Your Visit

 

Entry Requirements:

Most travellers will require a valid entry document, such as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a visa to visit Canada. Requirements are based on country of origin.

For more information please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada`s website.

Things to Do:

During your stay in Ottawa we recommend you take in some of the city and some of the activities happening as a part of Ottawa 2017. A few of the activities are listed below:

 

Sporting Events:

  • Catch a CFL football game and watch the 2016 Grey Cup Champions, the Ottawa RedBlacks, at TD Place  ottawaredblacks.com   
  • Enjoy a Canadian soccer game and watch the Ottawa Fury FC ottawafuryfc.com  

 

Walking Tours:

  • The Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa: 90-minute tour departing from 46 ½ Sparks Street
  • Ghosts and Gallows: 90-minute tour departing from 46 ½ Sparks Street
  • Crime and Punishment Jail Tour: 60-minute tour departing from 46 ½ Sparks Street  hauntedwalk.com/ottawa-tours/

 

Museums (located downtown):

  • Canadian Museum of Nature: nature.ca
    • Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m every day except Monday (closed).
    • 240 McLeod Street Ottawa, Ontario
  • Canadian Museum of History: historymuseum.ca
    • Open 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day except Thursday (9:30 am – 9:00 pm).
    • 100 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec
  • Canadian War Museum: warmuseum.ca
    • Open 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm every day except Thursday (9:30 am – 9:00 pm).
    • 1 Vimy Place Ottawa, Ontario
  • More museums listed at: ottawamuseums.com
  • The Museum Passport, valid over 3 consecutive days at any 3 of the following museums: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Canadian Museum of History, Canadian Museum of Nature and National Gallery of Canada.

 

Enjoy the Outdoors: