Tag Archives: Ottawa

Billings Estate National Historic Site

For the first time this week, we went to a small museum in our city.   It was the historic estate of one of Ottawa’s founding families and we learned more about how the Billings family settled on the shores of the Rideau River in 1812, build farms, constructed a bridge and managed a timber business.

The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head

An other fun exhibition is in Ottawa for the summer. The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head has arrived in town on June 8th and will be at the Canadian Children’s Museum located inside the Museum of Civilization until January 5th, 2014. However, please keep in mind that this specific exhibition is specifically geared for younger