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Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site

Events 2014

The Papineaus: Family Secrets and Collective Tragedy

Micheline Lachance Novelist Micheline Lachance
May 18, as of 1:30 p.m.

Come meet novelist Micheline Lachance, the author of La Saga des Papineau.

Drawing on the diaries of Amédée Papineau, the eldest son of Patriote leader Louis-Joseph Papineau, Micheline Lachance recounts the amazing destiny of a dynasty that shaped the history of the country throughout the entire 19th century.

Reservations recommended

This activity is organized in partnership with the Société historique Louis-Joseph-Papineau.


Canada Day

Parks Canada
July 1st, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come and visit the history where it all started!

On Tuesday, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be free admission to all Parks Canada national historic sites, parks and marine conservation areas.

Come and celebrate with us! There will be birthday cake, music and family activities.


The Garden Party, a typical 19th century event! The Garden Party, a typical 19th century event!
© Parks Canada

The Garden Party:
Entertaining with the Papineaus

July 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You’re cordially invited to a garden party at the Manoir, a typical 19th century event where you are the guests of honour!

In this delightful setting there will be activities for the entire family, as well as a delicious picnic lunch!

Complete program of the event


Parka with her new friends
Parka with her new friends
© Parks Canada

Family Month Saturday

July 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tourism Outaouais declared July to be Family Month! Make the most of this special opportunity on Saturday, July 26, and partake of the truly special program concocted by the Manoir Papineau team.

Features: period games, handicraft making, temporary tattooing, and the visit of our famous mascot Parka. Little ones and grown-ups will find their heart’s content!

Come one, come all!