Rideau District Museum

Rideau District Museum

Located in the Heart of the Rideau Lakes, the Rideau District Museum can be found at 29 Bedford Street in beautiful Westport, Ontario.

From the oldest outdoor carved wooden statue in Upper Canada, to one of the few surviving dump carts used during the creation of the Rideau Canal, there is always lots to explore at the Rideau District Museum.  Admission is by donation.

Open weekends through the first weekend in October:  Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 to 4:30 and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:30

Rideau District Museum, 29 Bedford Street, Westport, Ontario, K0G1X0, Canada
29 Bedford Street
Westport Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Hours of operation:
July-Labour Day: Mon.-Sat. 10-4:30 & Sun.1-4:30
June & Sept. : Thurs.-Sat. 10-4:30 & Sun. 1-4:30


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The Rideau District Museum

Located at 29 Bedford Street, Westport, Ontario Canada

Built in the 1850's there is always lots to explore at the Rideau District Museum in beautiful Westport, Ontario, Canada. 

Some of our most-treasured artifacts included:

  • A child's casket that was on display during the life of the coffin shoppe
  • The windows from Sir John A. Macdonald's hearse
  • Sally Grant ~ The Statue of Justice from the Brockville Court House carved in 1842
  • One of the few surviving dump carts from the building of the Rideau Canal (circa 1832)
  • Local history and genealogical information

Rideau District Museum, Westport, Ontario