About

The Mattawa and District Historical Society is a volunteer, non-profit organization that furnish and operate the Mattawa Museum.

The Mattawa Museum lets you explore the history of the town of Mattawa, the surrounding townships: Papineau-Cameron, Calvin, Mattawan, and nearby towns: Deux-Rivières, and Kiosk.

The Mattawa Museum is located on Explorer’s Point in Mattawa.

The site of the Mattawa Museum includes a hand carved pine statue of Big Joe Mufferaw.

The Three Crosses are located on the crest of the Laurentian Mountains in Quebec and can be clearly seen from Explorer’s Point. The first crosses were erected in 1686 by order of Sieur de Troyes to mark where the rivers meet.

The Mattawa Museum was opened in 1984 “Where the Rivers Meet” at Explorer’s Point. Picture is Big Joe Mufferaw created by Clermont Duval and erected in 2017, the Mattawa Museum, and the Three Crosses. Photo by Tracy Hall @ 2019.

For more information, we invite to further explore this website.