In the Victorian decor of the ground floor, the Musée Laurier presents the apartments and personal objects belonging to Wilfrid Laurier and his wife Zoé Lafontaine. Upstairs, we voyage back in time to this vibrant historical and political era and are invited to relive some of the important moments of Laurier’s legacy. Temporary thematic historical exhibits complete the museum tour.
Musée de l’Hôtel des Postes
The Musée Hôtel des Postes is devoted in its entirety to the presentation of fine arts exhibitions and the preservation of it majestic collection of over many thousands works. Fine art exhibitions and related themes within contemporary art are presented on a regular basis. Representative art is also in the limelight with figurative works being presented throughout the fall.
Related to its mission, the Musée Hôtel des Postes presents a permanent exhibition recreating the decor and ambience of a post office emulating the period from 1910-1920. Collections of stamps and postcards are also displayed. Adjacent to the postal museum, visitors also have access to the original clock mechanism that has been loyally running since 1910.