Numerous historic sites and museums bear witness to the rich history of the Lanaudière region. The l'Île-des-Moulins historic site, in Terrebonne, features five restored historic buildings, including three mills, a seigneurial office and a bakery dating from the XIXth century. At the Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site, you can explore the birthplace of the man who served as Canada's prime minister in the early XXth century. At the Musée d'art in Joliette, you can take in an impressive collection of artwork from the XIIIth century to present day, including an exhibition on Canadian painters from the XIXth and XXth centuries. At the Musée Gilles-Villeneuve, you will learn the secrets of Formula 1 racing and Québec drivers, while at the Musée Halte Louis-Cyr, in Saint-Jean-de-Matha, you will be awed by the exploits of Louis Cyr, at one time the world's strongest man!