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?

Visiting with Young Children? Explore with Club Parka!

With the Club Parka booklet kids can explore, learn and have fun! The booklets are available on site. With the Photo Missions App, kids are invited to help Parka and Chirp find and photograph specific items found at our place! Download the app for free before visiting. Once one or both activities are completed, they will receive a reward!

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ​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!

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Interpretive trail
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