Sir Wilfrid Laurier Historic Site of Canada
Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic site of Canada is a typical St Lawrence Valley residential house.
Wilfrid Laurier was born in Saint-Lin-Laurentides, a small town north of Montreal, in the heart of the Laurentides. He became Canada’s seventh Prime Minister and he guided Canada forward into a new political economic and social era. Besides, Sir Wilfrid Laurier was the first French Canadian Prime Minister.
Guests discover the life and the career of this illustrious Prime Minister of Canada through an impressive collection of objects of the mid late 19th century and antic furniture. A lovely outside garden bids visitors to linger a while.
On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, in July and August, guests can attend costumed interpretation activities that showcase the traditional lifestyle of the rural community in the 19th century. No appointment is needed to visit the site. Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic site of Canada is located in the heart of St-Lin-Laurentides, at the intersection of Route 158 and Route 337, 50 kilometres northeast of Montreal.
The town and the site are easy to reach via highways 15 (highway of Laurentides) and 25.
All Summer long you can take advantage of personalized visits to historic site. No appointment needed. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons in July and August, guests can attend costumed interpretation activities that showcase the traditional lifestyle of this community in the mid-XIXth century. You can also take part in the cultural activities of Joliette, the region's capital. Local offerings include theatre, the Art Museum of Joliette, the Music International Festival of Lanaudiere region.
Address of Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada:
945 12th Avenue Saint-Lin-Laurentides
Phone: 450-439-3702, toll free: 1-888-773-8888