Maison Drouin

2958, chemin Royal
Sainte-Famille-de-l'Île-d'Orléans
QC, G0A 3P0

A heritage treasure on the Isle of Orléans, maison Drouin is one of the oldest houses inspired by French style on the island. Built in Sainte-Famille in 1729 and expanded in 1734, this structure owes its considerable architectural and historical value to its geographical location and its well-preserved interior. A visit to the house is like travelling back through time and experiencing nearly three hundred of history in one go! You will appreciate the rich heritage of the site, consisting of a farmhouse converted into a historical interpretation centre about the island. Your tour of this typical period dwelling, adapted to local climatic conditions, is highlighted by a number of fascinating videos. Note the layout and characteristics of houses at the time. A dynamic guide will tell you all about the life of 18th-century farmers who settled on this picturesque island in the St. Lawrence River.

Activities
  • Historical Sites

    Would you like to travel back in time? Step into the Maison Drouin, an authentic historical Île d'Orléans house, and go back to the year 1730. A fire…

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  • Interpretation Centres

    Authenticity is what defines the Maison Drouin since 1730. May you choose to travel with one of its guides or to immerse yourself with the Ipad visit…

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Closed Period:
Closed from mid-September to mid-June.

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site

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2958, chemin Royal
Sainte-Famille-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, QC,
G0A 3P0
Maison Drouin
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  • Historical Sites

    Would you like to travel back in time? Step into the Maison Drouin, an authentic historical Île d'Orléans house, and go back to the year 1730. A fire in the hearth, the rocking chair, the everyday objects: everything is in place to make you believe the occupants will be back soon. Fascinating!

  • Interpretation Centres

    Authenticity is what defines the Maison Drouin since 1730. May you choose to travel with one of its guides or to immerse yourself with the Ipad visit, your experience will be unique and memorable.