Icons of Franco-Ontarian History
Discover what’s hiding in the Muséopark Vanier’s vault and archives!
Learn about the icons of Franco-Ontarian History through the rich permanent collection and archives of the Museopark Vanier. Muséopark Vanier’s collection highlights the history of the old city of Vanier, namely Ottawa’s local icon General Georges Vanier. General Vanier became Canada’s first ambassador to France, and Governor General of Canada (1959 until his death, in 1967). He was the first French Canadian to serve in this capacity.
Icons like General Vanier are what have shaped the history of the Ottawa region. Come discover the rich history of Francophone culture in Ontario waiting to be told at the Muséoparc Vanier.