It was here, on land owned by his father, that Sir Wilfrid Laurier took his first steps. Discover the highlights of his life and his career and explore a historic home, faithful to those of the period. A visit to the fascinating site encourages you to learn more about the daily lives and customs of an early 19th century family.

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.

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  • ​The Young Xplorers of Parks Canada

    Six-to-eleven-year-olds will enjoy the daring, delight, and fun… On your marks, get set, Xplore!

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    Day camp

    Through many fun and educational activities, let your children discover the reality of a young peasant of the 20th century!

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