Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site commemorates one of the most important figures in Canadian political history, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the man often referred to as the father of modern Canada. His long career straddles a period of major political and economic changes. As Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911, Laurier was instrumental in ushering Canada into the 20th century.


A voyage back in time!

Come in and discover the customs and traditions of family life in the early 19th century! Visitors can handle various objects that were used daily in that era. Enhance your visit with a digital tablet, available at the Historic Site, presenting a souvenir album of Wilfrid Laurier’s life and work.

How much time will I need?

  • About 45 minutes.

Do I need any special equipment or gear? What else should I bring?

  • No special equipment is needed, just bring a camera.

Is this activity free?

  • Yes, but entrance fees to the site must be paid.

When's the best time to do this?

  • End of June to the beginning of September.


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