Capt. Carl Merriam buys Ottawa House, running it as a fine hotel.  He erects a dance hall beside Ottawa House, which some of the material is still in use as the floor of the dining room of the Ottawa House today.

Note: Be sure to see and learn more of Capt Merriam in “Our Stories”

Contact Us

Ottawa House Museum
1155 Whitehall Road
P.O Box 98
Parrsboro, NS
B0M 1S0

(902) 254 2376

Open Hours 2023

Sunday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Our Mission

We exist to preserve and showcase the history and heritage of the Parrsborough Shore. We generate enthusiasm for discovery and inspire our visitors with research, artifacts and celebratory events. As an important part of the community, we provide an important link to the past.

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