Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
The Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in spring 2024!
Make a stop in the Mauricie region, near the Saint-Maurice River, halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, to discover the remains of Canada's first steel industry and to admire the metallic pieces fabricated at the Forges in the old days.
Do you work in education? Discover our school programs designed to provide a stimulating learning environment for elementary and high school students.
While waiting for the reopening of the site, familiarize yourself with the history of the fort's construction and the confrontations that happened.
Visit the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
Find out more about our guided tours, school programs and calendar of activities to enjoy solo, with family or friends.
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About Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
Learn more about the initiatives undertaken by the Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site team to preserve the integrity of the site.
Read about the history of the workers, the blast furnace and the iron ore found in the Trois-Rivières region.
Find out about job offers, partners, the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site management plan and more.
More places to discover with Parks Canada
With its 536 km2 area, La Mauricie National Park is the ideal place for an outdoor escape. Hills, forests and streams are accessible any season of the year.
Explore the Fortifications of Québec with Parks Canada and live more than three centuries of history through authentic buildings.
Roughly 30 kilometres southeast of Montreal, Fort Chambly rises proudly at the foot of the Richelieu River rapids. Built in 1711 to defend the colony, this stone fortification was preceded by three wooden forts.
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