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Offsite Venues

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Ottawa is home to many unique off-site venues that offer memorable locations for meeting planners to host galas, receptions and events.

As Canada’s Capital, Ottawa is home to several national museums that with their immense priceless artifacts and brightly lit halls, provide interesting settings for any event. Network and dine at the base of ancient towering totem poles or see how gigantic antique airplanes and army tanks can help you set an impressive scene. From heritage buildings, to dinosaurs, to a traditional red carpet theatre hall, to a more modern Casino setting, Ottawa has a venue that is guaranteed to be as unique as your event!

With so many interesting venues, how do you know where to start? We can help. Tell us about your event and we’ll be happy to help you source options and decide on a venue.

Casino du Lac-Leamy

Located 10 minutes from downtown Ottawa on the shores of Lac-Leamy is the five-star, Casino Lac-Leamy complex. Its conference facility offers 16 meeting rooms and 51,000 square feet of space for groups of 100 to 1,600, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. In addition to its location adjoining the Casino, there are a wide array of recreational facilities and onsite amenities including a spa and indoor/outdoor pool. 

Features at a Glance

Number of meeting rooms: 16 
Total meeting space: 51,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest meeting room space: 15,866 Sq. Ft.
Capacity of largest meeting room – theatre style: 1,600
Capacity of largest meeting room – banquet style: 1,100

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Amazing Offsites - Canadian Museum of HistoryCanadian Museum of History

The Museum’s spectacular Grand Hall and River Salon houses the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles and can seat up to 800 guests banquet style. Five other rooms within the Museum are also available for events and receptions. 

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Canadian Museum of NatureCanadian Museum of Nature

The Canadian Museum of Nature offers a fusion of historic and modern venues with dramatic backdrops. Experience history, elegance and a castle-like ambience. Large or small, private or corporate, they have eight different venues to choose from. Each offer a unique opportunity to create a lasting impression in our awe-inspiring 100-year-old museum building.

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