Doors Open Kingston 2021 - Bellevue House Gardens

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 4:00pm

belleuehouseBellevue House is where Parks Canada tells the full scope of Sir John A. Macdonald’s story. The renewal of the visitor experience at Bellevue House is a continuing process and the historic home remains closed for the renewal of exhibits. However, even as we make changes, our commitment for your visit to convey Macdonald’s complex legacy and offer a place where Canadians can gain a greater understanding of Canada’s history, including aspects that have caused enduring harm.

EXTRA EXTRA! The Bellevue House Visitor Centre is now OPEN - You can register ON SITE only (max 6 per tour pod) for a 20 minute indoor self-guided visit - see Bellevue Staff for more details!

À la Villa-Bellevue, Parcs Canada tient à exposer tous les aspects de l’histoire de Sir John A. Macdonald. La modernisation de l’expérience du visiteur à la villa Bellevue est un exercice continu et la maison historique est toujours fermée pour le renouvellement des expositions. Cependant, même durant ces modifications, notre engagement pour votre visite entend transmettre l’héritage complexe de Macdonald et offrir aux Canadiens un endroit où ils peuvent se familiariser avec l’histoire du Canada, y compris les aspects qui ont entraîné des préjudices durables.

EN PLUS EN PLUS ! Le centre d'accueil de Bellevue House est maintenant OUVERT - Vous pouvez vous inscrire SUR PLACE uniquement (max 6 par module de visite) pour une visite autoguidée intérieure de 20 minutes - voir le personnel de Bellevue pour plus de détails!

Our Doors Open Tours are set up to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined in the Step 3 – Reopening Ontario legislation and KFL&A Public Health Unit specific protocols. Each of our participating sites has outlined their capacities and available tickets numbers are based on their input.

Please remember to bring an appropriate face mask or covering as recommended by the Kingston Public Health Unit. A small supply of masks will be available for each tour and hand sanitizer for your use.

Tours are scheduled from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and allowing time for cleaning and sanitizing between tours. Please click here to register for a tour:


35 Centre Street, Kingston, Ontario
  • Kingston
  • The Great Waterway
  • Tourism Kingston
  • Ontario Heritage Trust