The manor tells its story

guided tour of the Manoir Papineau with a Parks Canada employee
Guided tour of the manor of the Papineaus

Life in Louis-Joseph Papineau's manor house...

This guided tour of the Manoir Papineau's main floor will teach you about the day-to-day life of Louis-Joseph Papineau's family. Get an intimate view of this elite French-Canadian family as you wander through the bedroom of Louis-Joseph Papineau and relive the festive atmosphere of receptions in the dining room and drawing room.

N.B. Charges will apply for the tea and cookies.

Authentic period décor, a touch of history and a few anecdotes will divulge the secrets of this manor house and its occupants.

Forty-minute guided tours are available all day, every day the site is open. Schedule available at the front desk.

Chez Julie, tea house : two women sitting outside

Tea house Chez Julie

During summer, from July 1st to September 3rd, from 10 am to 5 pm, visitors will be able to enjoy the manor’s gardens to savor exclusives teas prepared for our National Historics Sites, along with cookies baked by Fairmont Le Château Montebello, partner of Parks Canada.

These teas, were created in collaboration with Karine Lemery tea sommelier and founder of teas Bon Thé Divine!, and they will be available in the box set Flavours of the Past, which offers in tasting format the five teas specially created for Manoir Papineau, Fort Témiscamingue, Sir George-Etienne Cartier and Fort Lennox National Historic Sites.