Fort Lennox National Historic Site
Discover the life of a soldier at Fort Lennox in the company of our interpretive guides.
Through Interpretation activities, animated challenges and independent activities, browse the vast spaces of the fortification and its imposing buildings. From the height of the ramparts, cast your gaze on a unique panorama. Discover the history of the site and the military personnel who lived there with their families.
Commemoration of the World Wars
From 1940 to 1943, during the Second World War, Fort Lennox served as a prison camp. Learn more about this intriguing story!
Learn about the paleohistorical occupation of the island with "The paleohistory of Île aux Noix" activity. Also visit an exhibition of objects from this period.
Take a guided tour of the 19th century
Imagine your life within the garrison at a time when Quebec was still called Lower Canada. Browse the vestiges of this British fort with an interpreter and discover the tumultuous adventures of the Redcoats.
Interpretation activities and challenges
Go back to the days of the Redcoats by following your interpreter, dressed as a foot soldier. Learn about the everyday lives of women, men and soldiers who lived inside the enclosure, then attend a musket shooting demonstration.