Pinhey’s Point re-opens Wednesday

DUNROBIN – Historic Pinhey’s Point will re-open this Wednesday (Aug. 5), one of several Ottawa museums and historic sites opening their doors after an extended COVID-19 closure.

Other museums and historic sites re-opening on Wednesday, Aug. 5, include:

  • Billings Estate National Historic Site, 2100 Cabot St.
  • Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Rd.
  • Fairfields Heritage House, 3080 Richmond Rd.
  • Nepean Museum, 16 Rowley Ave.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place including allowing only a certain number of visitors at once, to allow for proper physical distancing. Reservations are recommended. Visitors are asked to book their visit online at by 4 p.m. one day prior to their planned visit. 

The hours of operation at the city’s museums and sites will be Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. 

All visitors will be asked to provide contact-tracing information and answer screening questions upon arrival. Hand sanitizer will be available at designated museum entry/exit points.

Food and drink will not be available at the museum sites, except for the Takeaway Tea option at the Billings Estate National Historic Site. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own snacks and drinks. Access to drinking water may be limited at some locations. However, public washrooms are open at all sites.