The Embassy opened its doors to the public for #DoorsOpenOttawa [fr]

The Residence of the French Embassy opened its doors to the public as part of the Doors Open Ottawa event taking place on Saturday, June 1st, from 8:30AM to 5:00PM.

1600 visitors toured this exceptional Residence this year!

The Residence of the French Embassy of France opened ts doors to the public as part of the Doors Open Ottawa event taking place on Saturday, June 1st, from 8:30AM to 5:00PM.

1600 visitors visited toured this exceptional Residence this year!

This is a rare opportunity for the public to visit the Embassy of France, which is both an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of the privileged relationship between France and Canada.

The most remarkable highlights include a reproduction replica of the Vimy monument, sculpted by Louis Leygue. This monument pays tribute to the 60,000 Canadians who died in France during the First World War.

The Embassy of France, located at 42 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, opened on January 4th, 1939, after three years of construction.

The first stone of this art deco-style building was laid by Prime Minister Mackenzie King on July 14th, 1936.

Online registration

- If you have any question DO NOT CALL, please contact portesouvertes@ambafrance-ca.org

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- Pre-registration is required.
- A limited number of passes are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Useful information

Reminders :

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- You will need 15-20 minutes to visit the Residence;
- Guests can register for only one slot
- Tickets are valid only for the time slot indicated – no late admission;
- The name on the ticket must be the exact same as on the ID;
- Children (registered) welcome, under the supervision of their parents;
- Government-issued photo ID required, tickets are not transferrable;
- No parking available on the premises of the Embassy;
- No washroom;
- All visitors will be subject to security screening (metal detector) – please expect to queue – no large bags, no strollers;
- No food, no drinks;
- Restricted photography;
- Multiple registrations under the same name will be automatically cancelled, no exception.

- If you can’t use your ticket, please send an email to portesouvertes@ambafrance-ca.org so that we can release your it.

If you have any question DO NOT CALL, please contact portesouvertes@ambafrance-ca.org

Great price to win

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- In partnership with Club Med, enter to win a 4 nights stay for two (2) adults, to Club Med : Sandpiper or Punta Cana or Cancun or Ixtapa
(Availability is subject to capacity restrictions - restrictions apply : book 3 months before the stay - excluding school holidays)

Congratulations to the lucky winner, Mrs Ni !!!

- Virtual visit of the Embassy
- Doors Open Ottawa

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Last modified on 07/06/2019

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