Plan your visit
Closed to the public for conservation work
Fort Lennox National Historic Site is currently closed to the public for major restoration work. Thank you for your understanding.
Fort Lennox is located on île-aux-Noix, part of the municipality of Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, 60 km south of Montréal and 12 km from the U.S. border.
Access to île-aux-Noix is via a five-minute boat trip, from May to September.
Travel time: 5 minutes.
Plan at least a half day visit to have the time to fully enjoy the beauty of the site and to gather an abundance of memorable images.
Hours of operation
Due to major conservation work, the site is closed closed from September, 2017 to May, 2017.
Reception center only:
- May 19 to June 22: Saturdays, Sundays and hollidays from 10 am to 5 pm
- June 23 to September 3: every day, from 10 am to 5 pm
- September 4 to October 8: Saturdays, Sundays and hollidays, from 10 am to 5 pm
The site is currently closed to the public.
Detailed fees list
Videos, Filming, and Using Drones
If you wish to film or take commercial photos on a Parks Canada site, you must communicate directly with the site in question to get more information on required permits and related fees.
For filming that does not require special access or affect normal site operations, a simple declaration must be completed. For more information, visit A guide to film/photo shoots at Parks Canada. We also recommend you take notice of the filming suggested best practices.
Furthermore, please note the recreational use of drones is forbidden on Parks Canada sites. If you don’t have a permit or special permission to fly your drone on a Parks Canada site, please leave your drone at home. Learn more about drone usage rules.