Built between 1865 and 1872, the Lévis Forts were designed to protect Quebec City against an American invasion. The last in a series of three detached forts, Fort No. 1 attests to the remarkable technological innovations of the time. Stroll through dark, vaulted tunnels, discovering underground firing ranges, a powder magazine and casemates. Learn about the history of the fort and military strategies. And on a clear day, enjoy the superb panorama.

Getting here

41 chemin du Gouvernement
Lévis (Québec)

Hours of operation

June 24 to September 4
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Complete schedule

Open from May 15 to October 9 for groups upon reservation

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone : 418 835-5182
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: information@pc.gc.ca

family participating in the learn to camp event

Events 2017

A fun summer awaits you!

Sites nearby

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  • Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

    A jewel of the provincial capital, the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site is a reminder of the richness of the city's military past. The site takes us back to the French and British regimes when Québec played a deciding role in the defence of the colony.

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    This site commemorates the wintering site of Jacques Cartier and his companions in 1535-1536 near the Iroquois village of Stadacona. It also bears witness to the establishment in 1625-1626 of the first Jesuit missionaries' residence in Québec.