A visit to the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site offers a wide variety of leisurely historic opportunities. Whether exploring as a family, taking part in a game of solving puzzles and facing challenges by unearthing the past, or enjoying a guided tour with a Parks Canada guide, it's an intriguing place to time travel. Will you be the lucky one selected to fire an historic musket?


  • The legend of the talking walls

    The fortifications are full of secrets. An enchanted bracelet and a magic sword have allegedly been concealed there... can you find them? Can you solve the mystery of the walls? Find out with two fun-filled, sensory tours.

  • Fortifications of Québec guided tour

    Led by a Parks Canada guide, travel through 400 years of adventure during this 90-minute guided walking tour and discover some of the hidden treasures of the Historic District of Old Québec. Starting point at the Frontenac Kiosk.

  • ​Fire musket demonstration

    Go back in time for 15 minutes and become one of His Majesty the King's worthy subjects while enemy forces threaten Québec City!

  • ​School programs

    We offer different learning activities for all cycles of primary and secondary!

All activities

Interpretive trail
Picnic Area Picnicking
Tours and programs