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Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site

Events 2015

A walk of legends and tales

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from June 25 to September 5 at 1:30 p.m.
Personare : vulgarisation historique (historic vulgarization)

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.

We'll enjoy a walk together through the village and the valley until we reach the Saint-Maurice River.

Duration: 75 minutes

Fees to participate in this special activity

Adult: $9.65
Child: $4.87
Family: $25


Canada Day

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

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

Free admission


The Saint-Thibault

Fiddler in front of the Grande Maison.
Celebration day at the Forge!
© Parks Canada
July 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Like workers of the ironmaking era, come celebrate the Saint-Thibault, the patron saint of colliers. Family activities will be offered during all day long.

Complete program of the event


Festival du savoir-fer

Blacksmith in period costume hammering a metal object.
Blacksmith at work
© Parks Canada
August 1 and 2

For another year, iron will occupy the place of honour during this truly special weekend!

Come discover the evolution of iron and meet craftpeople who make use of it in a variety of forms (presented in French).

Complete program of the event