Discover the journey made by hundreds of thousands of immigrants over the course of 105 years. Follow in their footsteps as you learn to better understand the extent of the sacrifices made by these new arrivals and the long journey that led them to this place.

This year, we are offering a unique experience to our visitors as they get the chance to explore the must-sees of the former quarantine station on Grosse Île. Discover our Interpretive Trail.

Please consult our COVID-19 page for all information concerning your trip to Grosse Île and your safety during your visit.


  • croix celtique

    Discover the Interpretive Trail

    Through the stories and remaining sites on the island, relive more than one hundred years of immigration with a Parks Canada guide at each station. Follow in the footsteps of the tens of thousands of immigrants who made a stop on the island.

  • Red room in the lazaretto

    The secrets of the red room of the lazaretto

    Discover the beginnings of the modern era of medicine and experience the powerful ambiance of the red room.

All activities

Sea birds Bird watching
Photo Opportunity Photography
Hiking Hiking
Picnic area Picnicking
Lookout Lookout