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The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site

Special Activities 2014

Montréal Museums Day

May 25

Special opening for the Montréal Museums Day

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Free admission


Parks Canada

Canada Day

July 1

In celebration of the national holiday, various activities will be featured.

Free admission


Explorers by Nature, Paddle Through History: Rabaska Canoe Guided Tour on the Old Canal

Every Saturday and Sunday of July and August

Two departures per day:
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Explorers by Nature, Paddle Through History
Explorers by Nature, Paddle Through History
© Parks Canada

Take part in a memorable canoe tour accompanied by Pôle des Rapides, who invites you to discover the westward Canadian journeys of René-Robert Cavelier de LaSalle, Sieur de la Vérendrye, Alexander Mackenzie, and David Thompson aboard a rabaska canoe!

The experience includes a guided tour in a rabaska canoe and a visit to three museums*:

  • The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
  • Lachine Museum
  • Sisters of Saint Anne Historic Centre

Adult: $12
Seniors and students: $10
Child under age 12: $8
Family (2 adults/2 children): $35

Reservations with Pôle des Rapides: 514 364-4490

*The capacity of a rabaska canoe is about 20 people and the visit to the museums can be completed on the same day or at another time during the summer season.