330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa is a Canadian heritage landmark that first housed the Public Archives (1905-1967) and then the Canadian War Museum (1967-2005). The building has undergone a significant revitalization to serve as the new international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism.The Centre’s new headquarters officially opened in May 2017.

During visitor hours, the Centre’s main floor is open to the public for self-guided tours and volunteers are available to answer questions. No booking is required. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide tours outside of visitor hours.

The Centre’s Forecourt Garden is a featured destination on the Ottawa Garden Promenade and is a tranquil space that can be accessed by passersby at any time of day.


The Centre is located at 330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, between the National Gallery of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mint.


Above-ground parking is available for those who require a handicap accessible parking spot.

For all other visitors, paid parking is available at the National Gallery of Canada at 380 Sussex Drive or at the parking lot behind Notre-Dame Basilica at 385 Sussex Drive.

Visitor Hours

Please note that public visiting hours are now over for the season. We look forward to welcoming visitors in the spring.

Space Rental

We invite you to host your next event in one of our premier event spaces. The facility at 330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa can accommodate events such as executive meetings, panel discussions, exhibitions, receptions, banquets, remote meetings and more. To learn more about renting our event spaces, please click here.

Career and Volunteer Opportunities

CAREERS: Click here to learn about career opportunities available.

VOLUNTEERS: Click here to learn more about becoming a public affairs volunteers.

330 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

(1) 613-241-2532

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Global Centre for Pluralism
330 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 0C7

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