Walk in the footsteps of the tens of thousands of immigrants who arrived at Grosse Île in the hopes of a better future. Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse Île was once the main gateway into Canada and served as a quarantine station for the port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. Explore the island’s rich Irish heritage, dive into the lives of villagers, workers, and immigrants, and discover the island’s history of scientific and medical advances as you surround yourself with moving stories and beautiful landscapes. Unforgettable experiences await you at Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site!

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Free admission for youth in 2020.
Transport fees still apply.

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Telephone: 418 234-8841

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1 888 773-8888

Email: pc.evquebec-quebecve.pc@canada.ca

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