Fort Lennox National Historic Site
Located in Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, in the Montérégie region, Fort Lennox National Historic Site was at the heart of the French defense against the British invasion by the Richelieu River. The legendary site will reopen its doors in June 2023 after major restoration work.
Visit Fort Lennox National Historic Site
Take a guided tour of the site and participate in discovery activities on your own, with family or friends.
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Plan your next outing: Guided tour, learning experiences and uniform demonstration.
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About Fort Lennox National Historic Site
Read about the history of the fortifications and the British invasion.
Learn more about the initiatives undertaken by the Fort Lennox National Historic Site team to preserve the integrity of the site.
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