The Heritage House is the Smiths Falls community museum, offering changing local themed exhibitions, art shows and events in a one of a kind 1860’s home. This open concept museum welcomes visitors to step beyond the velvet ropes to immerse themselves in history. Main level Victorian rooms feature artifacts that were made in the area or brought to Smiths Falls by local families. Test out the uncomfortable furniture or play the piano before heading upstairs to enjoy other periods of local art and history in the gallery spaces
Enjoy a picnic near our gardens or take a short stroll through parkland to the Rideau Canal (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Old Slys 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 settings for wedding ceremonies and photographs.