History and heritage
With its rich history and heritage, the Outaouais region is home to some impressive architectural gems, and proudly celebrates its storied past. At historic sites such as the Mackenzie King Estate and the the Symmes Inn Museum in Gatineau, visitors can immerse themselves in the region's history and relive the exploits and achievements of bygone days. Follow the Outaouais adventure through the stories of residents, legendary figures, politicians and local heroes who shaped our history and passed down a remarkable legacy. With myriad examples of heritage both tangible (buildings and artifacts) and intangible (stories and legends), the Outaouais region is a history buff's dream!