Heritage House Museum

Address: 11 Old Slys Rd, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 3M3

A visit to Heritage House includes a tour of 8 period rooms furnished to depict the lifestyle of the times. The Museum’s unique mirror-image facades, indoor brick bake oven and two-story privy preserve an atmosphere of the past in the once derelict house.

Enjoy a picnic near our gardens or take a short stroll through parkland to the Rideau Canal and Old Sly’s Lockstation. Presented year round are changing exhibitions and art shows, a variety of special events, workshops and school and children’s programs. Also available are meeting space rentals, gift shop and a Victorian setting for wedding ceremonies and photographs.

For more information on the Museum’s services, special events, or how you can donate, please contact us at 613-283-6311, heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca or visit us at: Heritage House Museum Facebook Page .



2018 Hours of Operation

Appointments Welcome Year Round!


January 1 – April 30:  Available by Appointment and for Special Events.  Please note the Lanark County Genealogical Library located at the Museum is open during the winter months on Thursdays & Fridays from 1 pm – 4pm or alternatively by appointment.


May 1 – 31 : Weekends, 10 am – 5 pm


June 1 – Oct 31 : Wed, Fri, & Sun, 10 am – 5 pm, Thurs & Sat, 12 pm – 8 pm


Nov 1 – Dec 22 : Thurs – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, Weekends 1 pm – 4 pm

Appointments Welcome!


Admission Rates:
Adults $5.00, Senior/Student $4.50, Youth (6-18) $4.00, Group Rates of 10 or More Available.

Phone: 613-283-6311

Email: heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca



2018 Upcoming Events

November 2018

Nov 9 – Dec 20, 2018 – Exhibition: 37th Annual Art Show & Sale

The Smiths Falls Heritage House invites you to experience the museum’s 37th Annual Art Show & Sale. Over 20 local artists will showcase a multitude of artistic styles in this one of a kind unjuried exhibition. Art on display will be available to purchase and offers a perfect one of a kind gift during the holiday season.  11 Old Sly’s Road, Smiths Falls, Ont, K7A 3M3. ‎For more details, contact: 613-283-6311, heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca or visit www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse.


December 2018

Dec 1 – Dec 22, 2018  – Exhibition: Christmas Comes to Heritage House        

Enjoy the festive Victorian surroundings and discover the origins of our Christmas traditions. Also, the museum grounds showcase a Festive Christmas Lighting display!  General admission applies and also provides access to the 37th Annual Art Show.  Call 613-283-6311 for information or visit us www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse.


December 2                    Victorian Christmas Tea Party        1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Share in the sights, sounds and flavours of a traditional Christmas Tea at the Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum. The sounds of carols sung by local musicians around the grand piano and the memories of a bygone era await you. Gather around our traditionally decorated tree in the parlour and enjoy a cup of tea or hot apple cider with some home baked seasonal treats. Experience a Christmas of past with traditional decoration throughout the museum and even encounter a visit from a jolly ol’ soul. While visiting you can also view original artwork as part of our 37th Annual Art Show and pick up some unique gifts in the museum’s gift shop.  Admission is $5 per Adult (12 & Under Free) – 11 Old Slys Road Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 3M3. For more details, contact: 613-283-6311, heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca or visit www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse.