Under the terrace: a château 

You wish to discover the site with a Parks Canada guide? Take part in one of our tours and discover this magnificent archaeological crypt unique in North America! This 45-minute tour will allow you to finally discover what is hidden under the Dufferin Terrace. 

The grand tour package
This guided tour is offered alone or part as the grand tour package (June 22 to September 2 2019) which includes four guided tours and a special activity.

Dates

May 18 to June 21 2019
The site is opened every day between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Guided tour (45 minutes): 6 departures per day

  • French departures: 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m.
  • English departures: 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.

June 22 to September 2 2019 (high season):
The site is opened every day between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Guided tour (45 minutes): 8 departures per day

  • French departures: 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.
  • English departures: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

September 3 to October 14 2019
The site is opened every day between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Guided tour (45 minutes): 6 departures per day

  • French departures: 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m.
  • English departures: 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.

October 15 to November 3 2019
The site is opened every day between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Guided tour (45 minutes): 6 departures per day

  • French departures: 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.
  • English departures: 9:30 a.m., 13:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Price

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.

Fees (admission fees and taxes included):

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

Details
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Languages: Available in French and in English
  • Payment location: Frontenac Kiosk, located on the Dufferin Terrace
  • Starting point: Lorne Kiosk, located on the Dufferin Terrace
  • Reservations: Reservations are required for groups only (school programs, corporate) and travel trade (see reservations tab)
  • Accessibility : This guided tour has limited accessibility
  • Additional information: This activity takes place inside.

Reservations
Contact us for more information and to make a reservation.
Telephone: 418 648-7016
Email: pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca

Reservations are required for groups only (schools, corporate and travel trade).

 
Travel trade
  • Reservation required
  • Available all year round for groups upon reservation
  • Available in french and english
  • Suitable for big groups and independant travelers
  • Gift shop