Let yourself be carried away by the magic of Christmas of 1845 in the heart of Old Quebec! Lieutenant Colonel Walker, his wife and the cook invite you to participate in the preparations for Christmas and taste the flavors of yesteryear.

Discover the Dauphine Redoubt by participating in family Christmas activities of the Victorian era.
The activities are related to the rooms in which they unfold, and this happens on each of the four floors of this historic building!

Dates
This activity is offered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from December 6 until December 22 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Complete schedule:
  • Fridays : December 6, 13 and 20 : 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Saturdays December 7, 14 and 21: 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Sunday December 8, 15 and 22 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
Price

Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as guided tours.

Fees (admission fees and taxes included):
Adult (18-64 years old): $8.80 
Senior (65 years of age and over): $8.30
Youth (17 and under): $4.90 
Details
  • Location: Dauphine Redoubt, Artillery Park
  • Perfect for the whole family
Reservations

No reservation required.

Travel trade
Contact us for more information.

Telephone: 418 648-7016
Email: pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca

Activities, guided tours and workskops

Ongoing activities 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Animation with the Lieutenant Colonel Walker or his wife, lady Walker (welcome area)
  • Animation with the British cook - 3rd floor (kitchen)
    - Wassail, plum pudding, egg nog
  • Christmas tree decoration - 3rd floor (officers' mess)
  • Vintage games (blocks game, puppets, cup and more!) - 4th floor
  • Snowshoe rally and spicy hot chocolate - 1st floor (casemate)
  • Carollers (December 21 and 22 only) - All floors

Schedule of guided tours and workshops

1:15 p.m.
Departure of the guided tour in French - 1st floor (kitchen)

1:30 p.m.
The “Little cooks” cooking workshop, 2nd floor (soldiers' barracks)
– Making of gingerbread man cookies and scones.

2 p.m.
Departure of the guided tour in English - 1st floor (kitchen)

2:30 p.m.
Tea service (by the little cooks) - 3rd floor (officers' mess)
– The little cooks will serve the gingerbread man cookies and scones they baked to accompany the tea service.

2:45 p.m.
The “Little cooks” cooking workshop, 2nd floor (soldiers' barracks)
– Making of gingerbread man cookies and scones.

3 p.m.
Departure of the guided tour in French - 1st floor (kitchen)

3:45 p.m.
Departure of the guided tour in English - 1st floor (kitchen)
Tea service (by the little cooks) - 3rd floor (officers' mess)
– The little cooks will serve the gingerbread man cookies and scones they baked to accompany the tea service.

 

More information about this event

Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.
Phone: 418 648-7016
Email: pc.infofortifications-fortificationsinfo.pc@canada.ca

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