Awards and Recognition

In 2018, Gilles Laroche, President of the Symmes Inn Museum, was awarded the Gatineau Heritage Award, recognizing his volunteer commitment to the coordination and the management of the acquisition, restoration and renovation project of the former Queen’s Park Ticket Office now installed on the grounds of the Symmes Inn.


In 2016, the volunteers of the Symmes Inn Museum received the City of Gatineau Heritage Award recognizing the work of Roger Blanchette, Alain David, Gilles Laroche and Josée Lusigan and their participation on the creation of the new permanent exhibition: ” The Symmes Inn : Windows onto the Ottawa River “.