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Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site


Meet characters in period costumes at the Saint-Thibault

A 3D multimedia show, a trip back in time narrated by an interpreter, a circuit with smart interpretive panels - all this awaits you at the historic site of the Forges du Saint-Maurice.

But be careful... don't end up in the Fontaine du Diable (the fiery Devil’s Fountain) that some claim continues to blow at night on the ashes of the old blast furnace. Discover the daily lives of the workers and masters of the ironworks that provided the needs of the colony from 1730-1883.

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The Journées de la Culture
Parks Canada and Patrimoine Trois-Rivières are proud to invite you to the activity «Rediscovering the St-Maurice Ironworks» during the Journées de la culture

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A 3-D multimedia show
Experience a captivating 20-minute multimedia show that combines visual projection on a large screen with special effects in the visitors’ stands and across a site model representing the forges’ village in 1845.

The Grande Maison

Discover the forges
Experience 150 years of history - from the Grande Maison to the Fontaine du Diable, passing by the lower forge and the blast furnace - in the company of a Parks Canada interpreter.

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A smart outdoor interpretation circuit
Discover the local as well as the far-reaching history of the village of the Forges du Saint-Maurice using the smart interpretation panels along an outdoor circuit. And don't forget to bring your mobile device with an internet connection.

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