Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Located near Montreal, Fort Chambly is a welcoming location that combines history and leisure. On site, you will find a fortification dating back to 1711 and an urban park offering a breathtaking view of the Richelieu River, as well as trails, a bicycle path and green spaces where you can relax.

Movie night

Attend two family screenings presented by Wapikoni mobile.

Free online workshops

Check out the free online workshops for elementary and high school students.

A host of outdoor activities

Stroll along the trails in the urban park or take a ride on the bike path that runs along the Chambly Canal.

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Activities and experiences

Take a guided tour of the property and participate in discovery activities on your own, with family or friends.

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Tours and programs

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Safety and guidelines

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About Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Culture and history

Read about the history of the soldiers of New France and the fortifications of Chambly.

Stewardship and management

Find out about job offers, partners, the Fort Chambly National Historic Site management plan and more.


How to get here...

Contact us

1-888-773-8888 (general inquiries, toll free)

Hours of operation

Schedule for the 2023 season
Fort Chambly National Historic Site is open.
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