Fort Chambly National Historic Site

This welcoming location offers a unique architectural heritage in a magnificent setting on the banks of the Richelieu River. Home to the only fort in the greater Montreal area, the site is a witness of a past that no longer exists. Come and discover or rediscover it from a different angle, and enjoy the nearby green spaces.

A Fort Chambly National Historic Site guide explains the history of the fort to a family of two adults and three children.

A fortification tour

Why was a fort built in Chambly? Find out with an outdoor guided tour.

A young boy observes the Richelieu River outside Fort Chambly National Historic Site.

Cultural calendar 2024

Discover the full calendar of special activities and events coming up this season.

Men of Compagnie de Lacorne, dressed as French soldiers, stand outside Fort Chambly National Historic Site.

An incursion into the 18th century

Watch scenes from soldiers' lives performed by Compagnie de Lacorne on June 8 and 9, 2024.

Members of the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School orchestra give a concert outside Fort Chambly National Historic Site.

Afternoon concert

Sit on the grass to enjoy a free musical performance on June 8, 2024.

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.

Visit Fort Chambly 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

Read about hours of operation, fees, facilities, parking, how to get there, and more.

Fees

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

Safety and guidelines

Read the rules and important bulletins.

About Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Culture and history

Read about the history of the soldiers of New France and the fortifications of Chambly.

Stewardship and management

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

How to get here

Contact Fort Chambly National Historic Site

2, Richelieu Street, Chambly (Quebec) J3L 2B9

General inquiries

1-888-773-8888 (general inquiries)

Visitor centre and reservations

450-658-1585
fortchambly@pc.gc.ca

Hours of operation

General public

Fort Chambly National Historic Site opens on May 18, 2024.
See all hours

School groups

Fort Chambly National Historic Site welcomes school groups for guided tours from May to June. See details.

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