Things to do
Whether you pass through the doors of the authentic general store, step into Louis S. St. Laurent’s house or stroll along the walking paths, you will be transported back into the early 20th century. Discover daily life in a typical Eastern Townships village. Then take in the multimedia show to learn more about the life of this great politician during a turbulent period in Canadian history.
Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!
The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.Learn more about Parka and download other activities!
A sound and light show tracing the life and career of Louis S. St. Laurent, Canada’s prime minister between 1948 and 1957, is included in a visit to the house and general store.
Béatrice Picard, an actress well known to Quebecers, lends her voice to Lora St. Laurent, sister of the former prime minister. She accompanies you through the rooms of his childhood house as if you were back in 1948, after the election victory of her brother.
Travel the Townships Trail, another way to fall in love with the Eastern Townships! The Townships Trail provides you with an opportunity to experience the Eastern Townships differently! It highlights the region’s built and natural heritage along a marked tourist route. The various locations reveal stunning scenery and our heritage, which reflects both American and British influences, one of our region’s distinctive characteristics.