Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Immerse yourself in history and you will remember all your life
© Parks Canada
The fort presents thematic exhibitions that chronicle the history of New France.
Venture into the heart of the fort and discover its mysteries: its military role in various conflicts, the activities of its garrison, its relationship with the population
of the Chambly seigneury, and its architectural evolution. Meet Joseph-Octave Dion, a journalist born in Chambly who became the great curator of the old fort.
Models, 3D recreations, sound clips, interactive terminals, artifacts and video clips are there to enliven the visit.
A typical French architecture inspired by the Vauban fortifications in the 18th century© Parks Canada
The Discovery Tour
Visit the fort’s inner courtyard and park, and take advantage of the many interpretation panels to learn more about the Richelieu River, the different buildings of the military complex and the archaeological remains.