Closed to the public for conservation work
Parks Canada gives our past a future
In order to carry out major restoration work on the historic buildings situated on île aux Noix, the Fort Lennox National Historic Site will be closed in 2018 and 2019. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you in 2020 for the reopening.
Featured things to do
Hours of operation
Closed for 2018 and 2019*
*Fort Lennox Historic Site will be closed for the 2018 and 2019 seasons due to major restoration work.
The site is currently closed to the public.
Telephone (off-season): 450-658-1585
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