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Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada (Parks Canada)

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Date Founded: 
1938
Mission: 

Sir Wilfrid. (Photo - Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada)

This national historic site commemorates the life and career of the illustrious Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who was Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911, and who was born in St-Lin-Laurentides on this very property in 1841.
19th century house. (Photo - Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada)

Physical Description: 

a) Interpretation centre. Exhibitions.
b) 19th century house (1871). Period furnishings.
c) Gardens.

Collections: 

Artifacts and documentation on the life of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and on the customs and lifestyles of the 19th century milieu in which he lived.

Special Activities: 

Animators in period costume. (Photo - Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada)The modern interpretation centre features an exhibition on Laurier’s life and career. The period house next door, though not the house in which Laurier was born, was built on the Laurier family property in 1871. It is furnished with objects pertaining to life in the 19th century.

Sir Wilfid and his entourage. (Photo - Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site of Canada)Guided tours (animators describe Laurier family lore and stories from the 19th century).
Animation in period costume and special activities (educational riddles, role playing, etc.) are available for school and adult groups. Groups of 10 or more require advance reservations. Please phone for programme details and fees.

Special services provided to persons with disabilities.

Publications: 

N/A.

Business Hours: 

[Laurier.1.jpg]May 3-June 18: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

June 19-September 5: Every day from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Fees: 

Please inquire for current fees.

Languages:

English
French
Address: 

945, 12th Ave.,Saint-Lin-Laurentides, QC J5M 2W4.

Telephone: 
(450) 439-3702
Fax: 
(450) 439-5721
Contact person: 
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