The facility will be at 555 Albert Street, near Pimisi Light-Rail Transit Station and on the edge of downtown.

The site is:

  • Accessible by all modes of transportation
  • Within walking distance of two light-rail transit stations
  • A natural extension of Ottawa’s traditional downtown
  • Near other cultural institutions
  • Full of unique features, including the escarpment, historic Fleet Street pumping station and aqueduct
  • Large enough for indoor and outdoor programming spaces
  • Visible from the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, with unobstructed views of the Ottawa River