Manoir Papineau National Historic Site
Set in Montebello, halfway between Gatineau and Montréal, Manoir Papineau is a page straight out of 19th century history that opens right before your eyes: the grand estate of Louis-Joseph Papineau, a leading figure in Canadian politics, where a manor house with four towers stands proudly.
Visiting Manoir Papineau National Historic Site
Take a guided tour of the site and participate in discovery activities on your own, with family or friends.
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Hours of operation
Manoir Papineau National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season. It will reopen in 2023.
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