A visit to the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site offers a wide variety of leisurely historic opportunities. Whether exploring as a family, taking part in a game of solving puzzles and facing challenges by unearthing the past, or enjoying a guided tour with a Parks Canada guide, it's an intriguing place to time travel. Will you be the lucky one selected to fire an historic musket?


  • The legend of the talking walls

    The fortifications are full of secrets. An enchanted bracelet and a magic sword have allegedly been concealed there... can you find them? Can you solve the mystery of the walls? Find out with two fun-filled, sensory tours.

  • ​Guided walking tour of the fortifications

    Led by a Parks Canada guide, travel through 400 years of adventure during this 90-minute guided walking tour and discover some of the hidden treasures of the Historic District of Old Québec. Starting point at the Frontenac Kiosk.

  • ​Fire musket demonstration

    Go back in time for 15 minutes and become one of His Majesty the King's worthy subjects while enemy forces threaten Québec City!

  • ​The fort's mission

    Québec is under attack! Search for clues that can be found on the walls of the Fortifications of Québec in order to solve puzzles and meet challenges. Your discoveries will help save the city!

  • ​School programs

    We offer different learning activities for all cycles of primary and secondary!

All activities

Interpretive trail
Picnic Area Picnicking
Tours and programs