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Earnscliffe, British High Commissioner's Official Residence

140 Sussex Dr.   Map (link is external)

Exterior view of a limestone Victorian Manor with white trim built between 1855 and 1857.

This National Historic Site of Canada is best known as the home of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Built of local limestone between 1855 and 1857 by John MacKinnon, this Victorian manor is nestled between the Ottawa River and Sussex Drive. It has been home to successive British High Commissioners to Canada since 1930.

Open Hours
    Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Building Features
    Shuttle
    Public Washrooms
    Family Friendly
    OC Transpo Nearby
    'Canada 150' Photo Contest