Built between 1865 and 1872, the Lévis Forts were designed to protect Quebec City against an American invasion. The last in a series of three detached forts, Fort No. 1 attests to the remarkable technological innovations of the time. Stroll through dark, vaulted tunnels, discovering underground firing ranges, a powder magazine and casemates. Learn about the history of the fort and military strategies and on a clear day, enjoy the superb panoramic views atop the fort.
Hours of operation
Open from June 24 to October 11
Free admission for youth.
Other fees still apply.
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