Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site recalls the rich military and social past of the Historic District of Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage jewel. Explore this unique place with Parks Canada, guardian of the fortifications. 

 A group of elementary school students waiting in line to watch in a picture viewer.

School programs

Participate in enriching activities with your students and immerse yourself in the heart of the history of Quebec City and North America.

Shows virtual Parks Canada workshops with the networked school.

Free online workshops for teachers

Parks Canada in partnership with École en Réseau present free online workshops.

Visiting Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, guided tours, costumed animations, family activities, historical building, school programs and much more.

Plan your visit

Maps and directions, how to get here, hours of operations. 

Fees

Daily visitor fees, program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Shop

Gift shop.

Safety and guidelines

Safety and guidelines.

About Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

Culture and history

History, architecture.

Stewardship and management

Film and photography permits, management statement, public consultations and management plans.

How to get here

Contact us

Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

General information :
1-888-773-8888 (toll free)

quebec.ev-ve@pc.gc.ca

For emergencies within the historic site:
418-648-7016

Hours of operation

2023 Season : May 20 to October 9

See Complete schedule

Social

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