We are now closed for the season

and will be open again in mid-May 2018.  

Please contact us by email info@fairbairn.ca or call us at 819-778-3382.


  • 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. 

  • What's New at Fairbairn 2017 -- We have changed from being a co-operative to a non-profit corporation, meaning we need to re-structure our membership format.  Its now 1-year @ $20, or a 2-year @ $35 family membership fee, with the renewal date set for May 1st .  Come see us in person to take out a membership.

  1. Benefits will include :  

·      Priority invitation to special events, including previews of new exhibits

·      Our newsletter, sent twice annually

·      Recognition in the donor’s binder kept at the museum

We invite (encourage!) you to renew or start your membership online via PayPal (to come), and we sincerely thank you for your continued support.

  • "Notable Women of the Gatineau Valley"  exhibition is on TOUR! It will be on display at two location in the MRC des Collines: the Chelsea Municipal Library from Novembre 21, 2017 to January 21, 2018, & Cantley Municipal Library November 22-May 1, 2018.   The exhibition highlights the contribution of 10 notable women in shaping the history of the Gatineau valley and beyond.  View online exhibition 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