Feast for the senses in Gatineau

Gatineau is well-known as a cultural city for all ages. It has the most visited museum in Canada, high level galleries featuring local and international artists, award-winning show halls, and restaurants that showcase local talent on their walls. Add all the events and festivals throughout the year and art and culture enthusiasts will be on cloud 9!

culture-filled day

Points of interest

100 Laurier St.
Gatineau (Québec) K1A 0M8

Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Visit the Canadian History Hall, the new signature exhibition. Through authentic artifacts and fascinating stories, visitors come face to face with the events, movements and personalities that have shaped this country. Tour our many special exhibitions, be a kid again at the Children’s Museum and live the ultimate cinema experience at the CINE+.

0.8 km
Walk to Old Hull, where you will find a variety of restaurants, including the Troquet.
41 Laval St.
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 3G8

A combination café, bistro and bar, Le Troquet offers a diversified menu of healthy, tasty and affordable fare: pasta, salads, cheese and pâté, soups and sandwiches and other homemade delights. Wide selection of beer on tap.

1.5 km
If you are walking to the Canadian War Museum, take a picture of the spectacular Chaudière Falls.
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0M8

Canada’s rich military history is showcased through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians and the world. Rest and reflect in Memorial Hall. Discover the Museum’s fascinating architectural theme, and chat with a veteran to make history come alive.