Things to do

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

Arrive by boat at Grosse Île and discover the journey made by tens of thousands of immigrants between 1832 and 1937 by walking in their footsteps. As in the past, experience the medical inspection in the disinfection building then take the trolley ride for a tour of the island.

 A young woman in a teacher's costume walks with her back to the camera on a concrete sidewalk towards a yellow building.

Not to be missed

Three essential elements to see and live during your visit to Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site.

 A family listens to a Parks Canada guide in the western cemetery.

Grosse Île visit

Visit historic buildings and meet witnesses of the past, then see icons of Grosse Île, the Celtic Cross and the Irish Cemetery.

 A Parks Canada guide gives a tour to a group of students in front of the Western Cemetery.

​School programs

Accompanied by guides and characters, students explore the quarantine station and the history of immigration to Canada.

 View from the dining room floor and a long table lined with chairs in the first class hotel.

Grosse Île in First Class

Visit the essentials of Grosse Île and enjoy exclusive activities and experiences.

A family photograph themselves in front of Hospital Bay.

Grosse Île Challenge

Visit the essentials of Grosse Île and take part in a team challenge. 

 A view of the Grosse Île road with two houses in the distance.

Grosse Île on bike

Ride your bike around the island and stop at the different stations to discover the must-see attractions. 

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