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Beechwood Cemetery

280 Beechwood Ave.   Map (link is external)

Exterior photo collage of the cemetery, RCMP dedication sign, and the Hall of Colours.

Founded in 1873, Beechwood was designated a National Historic Site in 2001 because of its key role in Canadian heritage. It is a reflection of Canada’s identity as a multicultural and multi-faith society. Over 400 famous burials reside on the grounds including politicians, writers, and inventors. Please meet in front of the Beechwood Mausoleum. Tours are available as follows: Mausoleum - Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. National Memorial Centre and Hall of Colours - Sun. only, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Historical walking tours - Sat. 10:30 a.m. (History of Ottawa including mayors) and 1:30 p.m. (General History of Beechwood) (90 min. per tour). Sun. at 10:30 a.m. (History of Canadian Security Forces, Canadian Forces, RCMP, CSIS and Ottawa Police Service) and 1:30 p.m. (General History of Beechwood) (90 min. per tour).

Open Hours
    Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
    Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Building Features
    Public Washrooms
    Disabled Access
    Free Parking
    Bike Parking
    Family Friendly
    OC Transpo Nearby
    Guided Tour Available