Beechwood Cemetery - Founded in 1873, Beechwood was designated a National Historic Site in 2001 because of its key role in Canadian heritage. It is a reflection of Canada’s identity as a multicultural and multi-faith society. Over 400 famous burials reside on the grounds including politicians, writers, and inventors.
Meet us in front of the Beechwood Mausoleum.
Tours are available as follows: Mausoleum – Sat. & Sun.; 10:00 to 3 PM (self-guided)
- Historical walking tours Sat. 10:30 a.m. (History of Ottawa including mayors ) and 1:30 p.m. (General History of Beechwood) (90 min. per tour).
- Sun. at 10:30 a.m. (History of Canadian Security Forces, Canadian Forces, RCMP, CSIS and Ottawa Police Service)) and 1:30 p.m. (General History of Beechwood) (90 min. per tour).