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.

School diaries

Do you work in education? Discover our school programs designed to provide a stimulating learning environment for elementary and high school students.

Back in time

While waiting for the reopening of the site, familiarize yourself with the history of the fort's construction and the confrontations that happened.

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Activities and experiences

Find out more about our guided tours, school programs and calendar of activities to enjoy solo, with family or friends.

Plan your visit

See information about hours of operation, fees, facilities, parking, and more.

Tours and programs

Plan your next outing: Guided tour, learning experiences, discovery activities and more.


Learn about the daily visitor fees, free admission for youth and more.

Safety and guidelines

Visit Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site safely.

About Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site

Nature and science

Learn more about the initiatives undertaken by the Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site team to preserve the integrity of the site.

Culture and history

Read about the history of the workers, the blast furnace and the iron ore found in the Trois-Rivières region.

Stewardship and management

Find out about job offers, partners, the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site management plan and more.

Contact us

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

Hours of operation

Closed for the season
Complete schedule

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