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Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site

Events 2016

A walk of legends and tales (French only)

From Saturday to Sunday, June 25th to August 27th 2016,
starting at 1:30 p.m.

From Thursday to Sunday, July 14th to August 14th 2016,
starting at 1:30 p.m.
Personare: historic vulgarization Personare: historic vulgarization
© Parks Canada

All summer long, Personare invites you to join them for a walk of legends and tales from the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.

Discover the first industrial village in the country through the eyes of the people who lived there. Madame Poulin, Antoine Tassé or even the devil himself may greet you during your visit.

Let us enjoy a walk together through the village and the valley until we reach the Saint-Maurice River.

Duration: 75 minutes

Extra fees, per person:

Adult: $9.65 + taxes
Child: $4.87 + taxes
Family: $26,27 + taxes

Canada Day

July 1st, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Besides the traditional cake tasting, surprises will highlight Canada Day celebration.

Free admission

The Saint-Thibault

Violonist in front of la Grande Maison
Celebration day at the Forge!
© Parks Canada
July 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come celebrate the Saint-Thibault, the patron saint of colliers, just like old times. Activities will be offered all day long for the whole family.

Complete program of the event

Metallurgy: History and Innovation
Metallurgy: History and Innovation
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Metallurgy: History and Innovation

Thrursday, August 25th, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Discover the secrets of metallurgy, shared by historians, craftsmen of today and professionals of tomorrow. It will be a day full of activities so that you can cast your knowledge!

Complete program of the event

letters FSTM, Site logo Rediscovering the Ironworks 
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The Journées de la culture

Rediscovering the Ironworks

Saturday, October 1, 2016
12 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parks Canada in partnership with Patrimoine Trois-Rivières society is proud to invite you to the activity «Rediscovering the St-Maurice Ironworks» during the Journées de la culture.

Come and immerse yourself back into New France and relive your ancestors’ time!

This activity is presented with the help of students from the Conservatoire de musique de Trois-Rivières, l’École d’alimentation et d’hôtellerie Bel-Avenir de Trois-Rivières and Personare Vulgarisation Historique.


  • Starting at 12 a.m.: Opening of the Ironmaster’s House and of the Blast Furnace
  • 1 p.m.: Reception of guests in the Ironmaster’s House 
  • 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Guided tour of the site
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.: New France music concert

     Intermission: New France style bites

  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Tales and Legends of the Ironworks with Personare
  • 5 p.m.: End of activities

IMPORTANT: It is forbidden to bring alcohol on site.