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.
The Centre has enjoyed a wonderful season of tours in 2017. Thank you to all our visitors! Currently, the Centre is closed for public tours.
Beginning May 19, 2018, the Centre will open for tours on Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
No booking is required. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide tours outside of visitor hours. Please note that this schedule is subject to change, check this webpage in advance for exceptions.
330 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Global Centre for Pluralism
330 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 0C7