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Lieu historique national du Canada du Manoir-Papineau

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Lovely Historic Propert

This is on the grounds of the Chateau Montebello and was the home of the famous Papineau family of... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
Historic Site

This is a neat place with lots of history adjacent to the Fairmont's Chateau Montebello and well... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Mike K
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is on the grounds of the Chateau Montebello and was the home of the famous Papineau family of Quebec. A beautiful old home built on lands that were once part of a seignory, it is restored and maintained by Parks Canada. Guides will narrate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is a neat place with lots of history adjacent to the Fairmont's Chateau Montebello and well worth a visit, but it was closed the day we ambled about the property. It's built on the grounds of what was once a 17th century Seigniorial estate,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

This national historic site is very interesting - a tour will tell you all the details of the home, how it was built, who the various owners where and who owns it now. The floor that can be viewed is only the main floor, but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Just at the back of the Fairmont le Château de Montebello you find the manoir Papineau. You just travel in time and your guide takes you from one room to another telling you about Mr Papineau 's life and family. We really learned a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank martine s
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We learned so much. The guide gave a super interesting tour with history of Québec and the ways of the days. Did you know that after dinner, men and women were gathering in another room together to discuss politics, as opposed to the English etiquette...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Genevieve P
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Beautiful ancient grand home of Louis-Joseph Papineau. Free guided tours in both French and English. Located on the property of Chateau Montebello.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 1Denyse
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

The visit was interesting, the guide explained the life of Papineau and the story of the manor. It lasted 45 minutes. The surroundings are nice to visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jo-Li W
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

The English speaking tour needs an English speaking guide! Our guide substituted French words mid sentence when he didn't know what to say. There are separate French and English tours every 30 minutes. You listen to a long winded history of Joseph Papineau which no...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LLMSOntario
Reviewed July 11, 2017

While the history of the Papineau family over many generations touches/involves politicians and "political events" as well as the lives of well known Quebecois... this manor house is not in the same category as the iconic Chateau Montebello Hotel!! The grounds and gardens of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mark D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We went in november, no crowds but unfortunately house wasn't open. The surroundings are unbelievable . On ottawa river surrounded by trails to walk with your dog or not, bike, cross country in winter. Lovely steam at beginning and then a beautiful old chapel for...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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