Living in Smiths FallsLiving in Smiths Falls

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P.O. Box 695, 77 Beckwith St. N.,
Smiths Falls ON K7A 4T6

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Museums

Discover Sensational Smiths Falls, the Heart of the Rideau Canal -- a UNESCO World Heritage Destination!

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Visit one  or all of the three Museums and you'll know why we call them "Sensational"!

The Sensational Museums of Smiths Falls offers something for everyone.

 Railway Museum

Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is an elegant Victorian dwelling offering the lifestyle of a wealthy mill owner. It was built in 1867 and has eight nicely decorated period rooms. The museum offers changing exhibitions, art shows, day camps, educational programs, gift shop, gardens, picnic area and special events thoughout the year.
This museum is located at 11 Old Sly's Road. For more information, please contact the museum by calling 613-283-6311. Please visit www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse for more information.  

The Rideau Canal Visitor Information Center

The Rideau Canal Visitor Information Center is the Flagship interpretationand orientation center for the entire Rideau Canal system. Five floors hold a unique blend of historic displays, artifacts and modern technology. Learn about this true engineering marvel with hands on exhibits. Explore the Tunnel of History or test your skill as a Canal Captain. From the lookout, enjoy an aerial view of the Canal and Smiths Falls.  This Center is located at 34 Beckwith Street, South. Please call 613-283-5170 for more information or visit the museum website www.rideau-info.com/museum

The Railway Museum

While visiting the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, you'l find rail hertiage comes alive at this National Historic Site. Visitors can climb up into the cupola of a caboose or inspect the track in a Speeder Car. New exhibits,events and programs all season. Don't miss their fantastic events! Rail-fest  takes place on August 27th  and 28th. This museum is located at 90 William Street West. Please contact the curator for more information by calling 613-283-5696 or visit www.rmeo.org