Manoir Papineau National Historic Site

Adult Groups

Adults gearing up a table bourgeoise

Smiling adults in a guided tour The Papineaus are gearing up for the party!

Reception at the manor

May to October

The Papineau is gearing up for a party! During your visit to Manoir Papineau's garden and main floor, you will have the opportunity to witness the preparation of this reception with characters in period costumes.

They may need your help in getting everything ready on time. As a token of their gratitude, you will have the chance to taste the Louis-Joseph Papineau oolong tea!

Duration: 90 minutes
Group size: from 15 to 60 people
Fee: $11.45 per person (taxes included)

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Château-Manoir stroll

An authentic seigneurial manor

A stroll through time...
from the Château to the Manoir

Accompanied by a Parks Canada guide, participants travel through more than 150 years of history, while admiring the impressive architecture of one of the largest log buildings in the world, as well as the remarkable structure that is the seigneurial manor.

Guided tour tour offered exclusively to groups customers of the Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

Duration: 120 minutes
Group size: from 10 to 60 people
Fee: $15 per person (taxes included)

Participants travel through more than 150 years of history!
Participants travel through more than 150 years of history!
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The manor tells its story

Main floor's guided tour

Main floor's guided tour
Main floor's guided tour
In autumn and winter

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.

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

Duration: 60 minutes
Group size: from 15 to 60 people
Fee: $11.45 per personne (taxes included)

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Seated people dressed in Belle époque at the table

Feasting with the Papineaus

A new gastronomic experience!

You are cordially invited to travel back in time and experience a unique and exclusive evening!

Fairmont Le Château Montebello is collaborating with Parks Canada to serve a sumptuous 19th-century formal dinner inside one of Canada’s National Historic Sites, the Manoir Papineau.

Located on the grounds of the resort, the manor was the home of Louis-Joseph Papineau, a leading political figure in the 19th-century. Lovingly restored, the manor recalls the elegance of a bygone era.

A group of women making a toast

From the moment they enter, dinner guests will step back in time to a world of tradition and luxurious culinary delights. They will enjoy a hearty and delicious repast while being attended to by characters in period costume. Inspired by 19th-century recipes and prepared with flair by the hotel’s chefs, the meal is an intimate affair created for the exclusive enjoyment of a group of 12. As they sit around Papineau’s historic dining room table, the group will be made to feel they are cherished guests in the couple’s home.

The period menu dinner is served from September to June, by reservation only. It includes food, wines, chef, serving staff and entertainment.

** Ask about an adapted version for groups from 13 to 55 people available from August to May (depending on availability).

Download the prospectus (PDF, 460 Kb)

Information and reservations: 819-423-6341 or

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