Explore the Château Saint-Louis... under the snow!

*** This event is now over. Please check the regular season schedule or contact us for group reservations. ***

This winter, come and visit this site at your own pace or take part in our special thematic guided tour. It will let you experience the winter lifestyles of the Château during the colonial period. This National Historic Site will exceptionally open its doors during the winter season, between February 8 and February 24, 2019.

An activity for the whole family!

Free admission for youth 17 and under.
In addition to the fun and interesting facts you will learn about the lifestyles at the Château, younger visitors can even wear the different period costumes available on site and enjoy an archeology activity.

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Privilege for Québec Winter Carnival Effigy carriers: buy one, get one free deal on our guided tour during the Carnival


Winter 2019: February 8 to 24, 2019
Site opens from Thursday to Sunday between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

French guided tour: 1 p.m.
English guided tour: 2:30 p.m.

Length: 45 minutes

Reservation is required for groups only.



Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as guided tours.

Privileges for Carnaval de Québec effigy carriers: Buy one, get one free on our guided tour

 Fees Admission fees

 Guided tour
(admission fees included)

 Adult (18-64 years old)  $3.90  $7.80
 Senior (65 years of age or older)  $3.40  $7.30
 Youth (17 and under) Free  $3.90



Reception area: Lorne Kiosk, located on the Dufferin Terrace
Schedule: February 8 to 24, 2019 - Thursday to Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Privileges for Carnaval de Québec effigy carriers: Buy one, get one free on our guided tour during the Carnival



Telephone: 418 648-7016
Email: reservations.fortifications@pc.gc.ca

Special notes:

  • Reservation is required for groups
  • This site has limited accessibility
  • Maximum 30 persons per guide


Travel trade
  • Reservation required
  • Available in french and english
  • 30 persons per guide, it is possible to have more than one guide per group
  • Suitable for independant travelers
  • Gift shop