Starting in January
Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm
After May Long Weekend
Thursday & Friday 11 am - 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Or to make an appointment
at other times:
Paul or Gunilla Matteau 613.269.3437
Linda Hynes 613.283.4204
Paul Laberge 613.269.3463
110 Main Street East, P.O. Box 325
(Beside the Courtyard Patio
of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)
of the Rideau
Having officially been dubbed as "Canada’s most beautiful village" and with more designated heritage buildings than any other Ontario community of
like size, Merrickville is
a unique and vibrant
Merrickville is less than
an hour's drive south west
If coming from Ottawa:
Take the 416 south to
Highway 43. Turn west
through Kemptville and continue on another
18 km.to Merrickville.
From east or west on
the 401: Take Highway
416 north to Highway 43.
Turn west through
Kemptville and continue
on another 18 km. to Merrickville.
Victorian village. Idyllically situated along
the historic Rideau Canal, less than an hour’s drive from both Ottawa, the nation’s capital, and the U.S.-Canada border, Merrickville
loves to celebrate its history and culture
and heartily invites everyone to join in!
To enjoy its heritage, natural attractions, delightful restaurants and shops, its small
town hospitality, and its all-round, year-
Settled by William Merrick in 1793, Merrickville was once one of the largest industrial centers on the Rideau with grist mills, woolen mills and sawmills, all powered by the river. When Colonel By constructed the Rideau Canal (1826-1832), he built three locks here. The original blockhouse, built for defense purposes, still stands beside the Canal.
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110 Main Street East, Merrickville, Ontario (613) 269-4302
(Beside the Courtyard Patio of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)
Website Design: Mejan Graphic Design, Merrickville