Heritage Cultural Resource Centre

130 rue Principale, Métis-sur-Mer
t: 418-936-3239  OR   1 855 936-3239 (toll free) ext. 0

The centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. with the exception of Tuesday mornings, where we are closed for staff meetings.

Use of the centre is free but please feel free to donate anything you can towards the running of the centre so that it can stay open for the whole community. For some services, such as photocopy services, a small fee will be asked.

Historic documentation and archives
The resource centre houses an extensive collection of historic material and documentation including photographs, articles and books documenting the history of the English-speaking community of the region. These documents are freely available for consultation and research, whether you’re a historian or simply interested in local history.

Photocopying/print services
Whether making copies of the reference material in the centre for use at home or printing flyers for your community event, a versatile photocopier is available for your personal use. Please note there is a fee for printing services.

Computer and internet access
A laptop with a WIFI connection is provided for your convenience and use.

Tourist information
Information pamphlets about local attractions and activities are available in English and French at the centre, as well as our Walking Trail information.

Community notices
Do you have a community event planned? Or perhaps you want to know what is going on in and around Métis. Community noticeboards with news and events are displayed in the centre.

Job offer information
Hunting or hiring?  Drop by and see how we can help: job postings, info about careers in health & social services or in the legal field, help with your CV and search, networking, training opportunities, YES Montreal employment services, etc.

Information leaflets
A wide variety of pamphlets and information booklets are available in English and French covering topics such as programs for seniors, wills, justice, health & social services, available community services, fitness, career opportunities, public information and awareness campaigns, etc.

Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence is passionate about preserving the history and heritage of the region. We have published two books, with versions in English and French, that are available to buy in the centre: The Metis Lighthouse by Alexander Reford and Metis, Wee Scotland of the Gaspé by Alice Sharples Baldwin. Other items such as our Walking Trail guide and historical hotel cards are also available.