Inaugurated in 2008, the Huron-Wendat Museum is an institution created to protect and promote the heritage of the Wendat people. With a permanent exhibit Territories, Memories, Knowledge, an ongoing program of temporary exhibits, and numerous activities and themed workshops, the Museum carries out its mandate to teach and popularize the history, culture and art of the Wendat people and of others First Nations.Tthe Museum is also a gateway for visitors, leading to Wendake’s numerous heritage sites such as Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Church, the Kabir Kouba waterfall, the Tsawenhohi House and the Ekionkiestha’ longhouse.
The Museum boutique offers visitors a piece of history in the form of Aboriginal works of art and exhibit catalogues, along with souvenirs bearing the Museum logo.
Located right by the Akiawenrahk river, under the same roof as the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations and La Traite Restaurant, the Museum is surrounded by thematic gardens which created an enchanting setting.
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With its Awen’ shop, the Museum offers visitors a little bit of history. You will also find our exhibition catalogues and merchandise bearing the Museum’s logo.
Through its permanent exhibition Territories, memories, knowledge, temporary exhibitions calendar, activities and thematic workshops, the Museum carries out its mandate of teaching and popularizing knowledge about history, the culture and arts of the Wendat people and other First Nations. For the visitor, the Museum is also the gateway to the interpretation of many heritage sites of Wendake, including the Church of Our Lady of Loreto, the Kabir Kouba Falls and the Tsawenhohi House.
In addition to its various exhibitions, the Museum offers a guided discovery tour or a tour of the Ekionkiestha Longhouse