Fort Lennox National Historic Site

The Fort Lennox National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in spring 2024!

Located in Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, in the Montérégie region, Fort Lennox National Historic Site was at the heart of the French defense against the British invasion by the Richelieu River.The legendary site recently underwent major restoration work to ensure its longevity.

School diaries

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

View of tour guides dressed as soldiers at Fort Lennox National Historic Site.

Back in time

While waiting for the reopening of the site, familiarize yourself with the history of the French soldiers led by Bourlamaque.

Visit Fort Lennox 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

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

Safety and guidelines

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About Fort Lennox National Historic Site

Culture and history

Read about the history of the fortifications and the British invasion.

Science and nature

Learn more about the initiatives undertaken by the Fort Lennox National Historic Site team to preserve the integrity of the site.

Stewardship and management

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

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