- Bytown Museum
The Bytown Museum is a small museum in
Ottawalocated on the lower locks of the Rideau Canalat the Ottawa Riverjust below Parliament Hill.
The museum's exhibits follow the early history of the city, originally known as
Bytown, and the construction of the Rideau Canal. The museum is housed in a stone building designed by Thomas McKayand built in 1827.
It was investigated by the Girly Ghosthunters for any paranormal activity within its walls. It was shown as the fourth episode, of thirteen, of the named show in 2005.
* [http://www.bytownmuseum.com/ Museum website]
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