WE’RE HIRING - Summer positions available at the Tourist Information office


The Municipality of La Pêche and the Fairbairn House Heritage Centre will be hiring students this summer to work as tourist information clerks and heritage centre guides.

Period of employment:

WEEKENDS - May 18 to June 16 and Aug.24-Oct.20
DAILY - June 22 to Aug.18

Location: Maison Fairbairn House, 45 chemin Wakefield Heights.

Qualifications: proficiency in oral French and English, knowledge and interest in the history of the Gatineau Valley, communications and computer skills.

Salary: $13.50/hr

Please email your CV to info@fairbairn.ca.

Deadline: April 15, 2019

On the Path to Reconciliation
Study Group

Fairbairn House is pleased to partner with Bearing Witness Canada to present this study group.
Learn more and register here.


Notice of Annual General Meeting

Fairbairn House Heritage Centre invites you to its 2019 AGM.

When: Tuesday April 16, 2019 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Fairbairn House, 45 Wakefield Heights, Wakefield

Whether you are a long time member or just curious about who we are, we would love to share with you our achievements in 2018 and upcoming plans for the 2019 season. Remember that only members in good standing are eligible to be nominated and to vote for the Board of Directors. Memberships will be available at the time of the meeting, or can be completed in advance online.




Exhibition: Where does our food come from?  

"Where does our food come from?”, a new exhibition with a focus of agriculture, opened in 2018. (...learn more

"Notable Women of the Gatineau Valley"  exhibition

This exhibition highlights the contribution of 10 notable women in shaping the history of the Gatineau valley and beyond.  View online exhibition here.

Getting married?

Get married on the Wakefield Covered Bridge over the beautiful Gatineau River, then walk a few steps to the reception on the Fairbairn Grounds. More information here. 

Les Chemins d'eau Tourist Route

Follow the canoeist on the blue signs! He will guide you along the Chemins d’eau, the first tourist route in the Outaouais. More information here.