Hours of operation

Until August 30, 2024:

  • Monday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 to 17:00

What you need to know

Group visits

We are happy to arrange a tour for groups of 10 or more. We just need a heads-up so we can arrange your visit the way you want it.

Our COVID-19 protocols

We want you to feel safe and comfortable visiting us, so we’re taking every precaution to comply with public health and safety recommendations.

Code of conduct

Please observe a few house rules while visiting the Museum so everybody can make the most of their visit.

Accessibility and special needs

At the Bank of Canada Museum, we strive to provide each visitor with a positive experience and are committed to accessibility for all.

How to make the most of your visit

  • If you want to browse our Boutique, visit before it closes at 16:30.
  • Use our cloakroom, and wifi, free of charge.
  • Feel free to take photographs in the Museum. Don’t forget to tag us on social media!

Where to find us

Located at 30 Bank Street, at the corner of Bank and Wellington streets, we are at the west end of Parliament Hill and just off the Sparks Street Mall. Look for the glass pyramid structure facing Bank Street. 

Be sure to check the City of Ottawa’s traffic map for the most up to date information on road closures.

For group visits, see also: Drop-off and pick-up points for buses

By public transit

  • From Gatineau: Three Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) busses take you to the Museum: #20 Freeman, #27 Hautes-Plaines and #93 Masson-Angers. Exit your bus at the corner of Bank and Queen Streets, one block south of Wellington Street. Please see the STO website for routes and schedules.
  • From Ottawa: Take the O-Train Confederation Line to the Parliament stop. Walk west on Queen Street to Bank Street and north to Wellington Street. Please see the OC Transpo website for routes and schedules.

By car

  • From Highway 417 eastbound: Take the Kent Street exit and drive north to Wellington Street. Turn right on Wellington and proceed to Bank Street.
  • From Highway 417 westbound: Take the Catherine Street exit and travel west on Catherine to Kent Street. Turn right on Kent and drive north to Wellington Street. Turn right on Wellington and proceed to Bank Street.
  • From Gatineau: Cross the river on the Portage Bridge and turn left onto Wellington Street. Proceed to Bank Street.


There are a number of public parking lots within easy walking distance as well as street parking in nearby residential areas.

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30 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON