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Mackenzie King Estate

Gatineau Park, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1H7, Canada
819 827 9229
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Fantastic grounds with glimpses into the past.

Fantastic grounds and gardens. I loved the letter to Herr Hitler and the stolen ruble from the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vancouver, Canada

This was a very interesting site. The docent on site was more than happy to talk to you about the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maryteresa P
Fort Myers, Florida
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Gatineau Park, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1H7, Canada
819 827 9229

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic grounds and gardens. I loved the letter to Herr Hitler and the stolen ruble from the bunker. I would have enjoyed more historical content and historical photographs tying the past to what we were standing and looking at. Beautiful walk down to the falls....More

Thank Frank_1268Z
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very interesting site. The docent on site was more than happy to talk to you about the estate. It is divided up into sections, The house itself did not have the real furniture that was used by Mackenzie rather it has furniture...More

Thank Maryteresa P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always enjoy a walk around the grounds of the estate, I notice something new every time. But I did notice that parking is flat fee for the day regardless of how much time you spend, seems a little expensive. Had good lunch at the tea...More

1  Thank one1worldtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mackenzie King Estate is beautifully maintained and historically interesting in lovely wooded surroundings, with great interpretative plaques and knowledgeable guides. However, avoid the "tea house." It was a very hot day, just around 2:30 in the afternoon, and we wanted to sit somewhere cool,...More

Thank kkabroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course I learned about Mackenzie King in school but it didn't have a lot of meaning for me. Visiting the Mackenzie King estate and learning in a much more interesting way about who he was as a man, business advisor and politician, and seeing...More

1  Thank Folllowupguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned to go for our usual tea at the tea room. I must admit, that there is nothing special about the food at this tea room, yet if you sit outside the view and the ambiance are quite pleasant. But not today. Even though...More

1  Thank --MariaFromOttawa--
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The actual estate was great to visit and to see the waterfall was worth the walk. Gave us a chance to take some great photos for our visit from UK. Our daughter and grandchildren, who live in Alymer, love coming here and we were not...More

1  Thank Whitten101
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Didn't know what really to expect coming hear, but were very impressed. The property is filled with history and is great for a relaxing stroll. You can check out the buildings where guides are available to answer questions. The main house is a great spot...More

2  Thank Oilerman
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I took my mother for lunch at the tea room. She was visiting from England and has traveled to many countries, so is hard to impress. My mother loved the visit, the lunch and the history of the place. It was a lovely outing. The...More

3  Thank 922maryellen1964
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We got to see inside the cottages and WLMK's home. The ruins were amazing, too. Well worth the stop, and some great photo opps around the ruins.

1  Thank aabd
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Nick D
15 August 2016|
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No, the only way is by a tour bus organised by a touristic agency, or by car.
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