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! Start your visit outside, by visiting the Mosaïvernales exhibition at Jacques-Cartier Park. Huge sculptures of ice and snow await you from January 27 to March 4. Afterwards, go warm up nearby, in a casual bistro perfect for a family dinner.

culture-filled day

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41 Laval Street
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 3G8

Far more than just a café or a bar, Le Troquet is part of the whole Gatineau experience. The diversified menu is healthy, good and affordable: pasta, salads, cheese and pâté, soups and sandwiches and other homemade delights. Great selection of beer on tap.

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Retrace your steps, and visit the magnificent Canadian Museum of History. Don’t miss the Dreamworks exhibition!
100 Laurier Street
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, our new signature exhibition, where evidence of the past tells a tale as vast and varied as the land itself. 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 +.

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Cross the street and you are there! Do you have your bathing suit?
35 Laurier Street
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 4E9

Located in downtown Gatineau, across the street from the Canadian Museum of History and within easy walking distance of the ByWard Market and the National Gallery of Canada, the hotel offers 201 spacious rooms including 7 suites all featuring our signature "Four Comfort" beds. Bottled water and high-speed Internet access are free in all guestrooms. Services on site: restaurant and lounge, room service, indoor swimming pool, fitness room and conference centre.