Hours and Admission

June to August: Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

September to March: Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

*Please note these hours can change. When staff are attending offsite events the Museum will be closed. Please check our online event calendar to confirm hours.

*The Museum is closed for the month of April for annual Museum and exhibition maintenance.

Outside of these hours, the Museum is available by appointment. Email [email protected] to book a time to explore the Museum or do research.

Research Appointments

Staff facilitated research services are available by appointment and can include research, imaging, documentation, and the delivery of material via mail or email, if necessary. A fee of $25 per hour (paid in advance) is required for this service. This financial contribution supports the Museum’s library and collections and allows us to provide ongoing research services to the public.

The Goulbourn Museum has a new public history centre! The Museum’s collection of community publications and reference materials is now available for public use during the Museum’s open hours. The centre is also available by appointment outside of these hours. Please email [email protected] for more information.

Directions by Car, Bike, or Bus

Goulbourn Museum is located at 2064 Huntley Road at the corner of Flewellyn Road, just south of Stittsville, Ontario, in the west end of Ottawa.

Driving directions from downtown Ottawa

Take Hwy 417 West, and take exit 144 for Carp Road. Turn left onto Carp Road, and continue south toward Stittsville. Turn right on Stittsville Main Street, and continue south until you reach Stanley’s Corners at Huntley Road & Flewellyn Roads (Stittsville Main Street turns into Huntley Road). Go through the intersection, and the Museum and History Centre will be on your right.

Driving directions from Hwy 416

From HWY 416, take exit 66 for Fallowfield Road and head west. Turn right on Huntley Road. The Museum and History Center are located on your left at the next intersection (Flewellyn Road in Stanley’s Corners), before you go through the stop sign.

Driving Directions from Hwy 7

From Hwy 7, head south on Ashton Station Road, and follow the slight left onto Ormrod Road and continue onto Flewellyn Road, heading east. At the Stittsville Main Street/Huntley Road intersection at Stanley’s Corners, turn right. The Museum and History Center are immediately located on your right.


Goulbourn Museum has free parking on site. The parking lot is right in front of the History Centre, beside the Museum.

By Bike

The Goulbourn Museum is a proud member of the Ontario By Bike Network. A bike rack is located beside the Museum for your convience.

Public Transit

While there is a bus stop HUNTLEY / FLEWELLYN – (1380) located at the Museum, service is very limited.

For directions on how to get to the Museum via public transportation, please use the OC Transpo’s Travel Planner linked below:



The Museum building has automatic door openers at the public entrance and an exterior ramp connects the front sidewalk to the entrance door.  In 2011, the washroom was fully renovated by the City of Ottawa with funding from the Museum Sustainability Plan to meet accessibility standards.

The History Center building is not easily accessible to those with mobility issues; however Museum staff are happy to assist you with research in the Museum building if required.

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Programs & Events

There is always something to do at the museum! Take a look at our events calendar to see what’s coming up.
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