Tour with an expert

Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site

Join one of our knowledgeable interpreters as they guide you through the site and experience the history of the worlds first electrically operated lock!

Site Tour

Embark on a journey through time with our knowledgeable interpreters and explore the fascinating history of the world's first electrically operated lock!  As part of the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the new exhibit in the historic Stores Building and Blacksmith's Shop. The entire experience lasts approximately one hour and involves a leisurely walk along a paved sidewalk spanning 1 km. If required, the tour can be tailored to meet specific requirements. 

Dates and Times : By reservation in June, September, October
Daily in July and August at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm  

Price: Visit our fees page

Large groups require advanced reservations. Please call 705-941-6205 or email to make a reservation.

Travel Trade

  • Suitable for large groups

  • Suitable for small groups

  • Suitable for FIT (Fully Independent Travellers)

  • Motor coach parking available

  • Washrooms on site

  • Gift shop

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