Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

Located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, the Obadjiwan-Fort-Témiscamingue National Historic Site witnessed the presence of the Indigenous people about 6,000 years ago and was the scene of commercial rivalries. This former fur trading post is at the heart of regional history and is well worth a visit.

Two Indigenous artifacts discovered several years ago at Obadjiwan-Fort-Témiscamingue National Historic Site are set in stone.

Never-before-seen artifacts

Admire this collection of precious Indigenous artifacts on display all summer long at the visitor and interpretation centre.

Visual artist Édith Laperrière in front of one of her paintings.

New exhibition

Immerse yourself in the agricultural and forest landscapes skilfully depicted in the paintings of Témiscabitibian artist Édith Laperrière.

Photo of Karl Chevrier, First Nations craftsman, in a workshop at Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Meet Karl Chevrier

Come and meet accomplished craftsman Karl Chevrier, who will share his expertise in making traditional birchbark canoes.

A smiling guide dressed as a blacksmith greets visitors near the outdoor carpentry and blacksmithing station at Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Cultural calendar 2024

Discover the full calendar of cultural and Indigenous activities, and upcoming events this season.

School diaries

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

A mural illustrating the presence of Indigenous more than 6,000 years ago at the Obadjiwan-Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Indigenous heritage

Learn about the Algonquin presence that was observed on the site.

Visit Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

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.


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

Safety and guidelines

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About Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

Culture and history

Read about the history of the fur trade and Indigenous occupation.

Stewardship and management

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

How to get here

Contact Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

834 Chemin du Vieux-Fort, Duhamel-Ouest (Quebec) J9V 1N7

General inquiries

Visitor centre and reservations

Hours of operation

General public
Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site is open until September 2, 2024.
See all hours.

School groups
Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site welcomes school groups for guided tours in June and October. See details.

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