Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site

6790 Rte. Louis S. St. Laurent
Compton, QC J0B 1L0- Map It
(819) 835-5448

AAA Editor Notes

Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site (Lieu historique national Louis-S.-St-Laurent) is at 6790 Rte. Louis S. St. Laurent (Hwy. 147). The site consists of the house in which Louis S. St. Laurent, prime minister of Canada 1948-57, was born, and his father's general store, where audio recordings re-create the passionate political discussions that often took place there. Visitors glimpse the atmosphere of the rural way of life in the early 20th century. A sound and light show recalls St. Laurent's career as a lawyer and politician. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Free in 2017 to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Otherwise $3.39; $2.96 (ages 65+); $1.65 (ages 6-16); $8.52 (family). Beginning in 2018, admission will be free for ages 0-17.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. and holiday Mon. 10-5, late June-late Sept. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.