Old Aylmer Historical Tour

The Old Aylmer tour showcases the urban architectural heritage of the city of Gatineau’s best-preserved neighbourhood. Located close to the Ottawa River and Lac Deschênes, the tour covers several sites and buildings that marked the history of Old Aylmer and made up its commercial and administrative hub. Many of the houses you will see were built in the 1800s.

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John Egan Adventure Lab Challenge

Follow in the footsteps of John Egan, Aylmer’s first mayor. Discover the rich heritage associated with this character and still visible in the Outaouais landscape. Proposed by the Aylmer Heritage Association with the support of the commemoration initiatives program of the Ministère de la culture et des communications du Québec and the City of Gatineau.

Download the application, https://www.geocaching.com/sites/adventure-lab/en, register and go on the adventure.


The Association takes part in promoting the history and built heritage of Aylmer through the publication and distribution of books. Are you looking for books in this field?  Write us to receive a list of our publications.

Guided tours

The Association shares the history and built heritage of Aylmer by offering in situ or virtual guided tours. Write us to plan a visit related to your fields of interest and needs.

Costume rental

The Association possesses a collection of period costumes that we make available to the public and other organizations for their cultural events. For more information on renting our costumes or to take a look at them, write us!