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Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

Activities

Archaeological Excavations for the Whole Family!

Immerse yourself in a great tale, one that takes place at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site. It has colourful characters and offers an extraordinary journey back in time. Then, play archaeologist to better understand the lifestyles of the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux residents in the era of the French and English Regimes.


Featured Activities

Guided Tour of the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux
Guided Tour of the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux
Explore an archaeological site unique in North America in the company of an interpreter-guide who will help you better understand your surroundings. It’s a 45 minute visit that is a must!
Archaeological Excavations for the Whole Family!
Archaeological Excavations for the Whole Family!
Grab your shovels and trowels and become an archaeologist for a day! Scan the ground in search of real artifacts and unearth clues that will help you discover the way of life of the Forts and Châteaux Saint-Louis inhabitants.


Self-Guided Tour

A Unique Site to Discover!

For over 200 years in Québec City under both the French and English regimes, the Saint-Louis forts and châteaux served as the official residence and seat of power for most of the governors. Take the time to appreciate this unique archaeological site at your own pace.

Location: Come to the Frontenac kiosk (Parks Canada boutique); the activity will take place under the Dufferin Terrace.