The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of the land, housed in a beautiful Art Deco building with an impressive marble Grand Entrance Hall. Free 30 minute guided tours of the building are led by law students, and are available every day to the public from May to August between 9 am to 5 pm. Visitor reservations are required during low season from September to April. Get acquainted with the history and working of Canada's judicial system and understand how legal issues of public importance are considered by the court. When the Court is in session, it is possible to sit in on a hearing.
301 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Supreme Court of Canada and Nearby Attractions on Map
Parliament Hill (Ottawa)(0.4 km)
The primary attraction for most visitors is Parliament Hill.
Rideau Canal(2.7 km)
A historic waterway lined with boats.
Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica(1.1 km)
19th century cathedral with a richly ornamented Gothic sanctuary.
National Arts Centre(1 km)
Centre for performing arts and a designated National Historic Site of Canada.
Bytown Museum(0.7 km)
The Bytown Museum in the Commissariat at Rideau Canal’s Ottawa locks near the foot of Parliament Hill explores Ottawa's early history as Bytown and evolution into the present day modern city.
Rideau Hall(2.7 km)
Rideau Hall has been the official residence of the Monarch of England and her representative the Governor General of Canada since 1867.
Chateau Laurier(0.9 km)
Historic downtown hotel.
Royal Canadian Mint(1.1 km)
The Monnaie Royale Canadienne or Royal Canadian Mint is headquartered in Ottawa, and stamps out bullion as well as collector and commemorative coins, medallions and tokens.
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