Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site

Seasonal Closure

The site is currently closed for the season. We will see you again in June. See you soon!

For 200 years, the wreck of the Machault, a 26-gun military sailing vessel charged with protecting merchant vessels from the British, has remained under water. At the Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site, it is now possible to admire the ship’s remains and to relive the last naval battle between France and Great Britain for possession of North American territory. It's an extraordinary journey that will take you all the way back to 1760!

Two visitors are interacting with a costumed interpreter

Relive a historic confrontation

Exhibit about the final battle at sea between France and Great Britain

 An interpreter dressed as a mariner is seated alongside two mannequins in a ship's hold setting.

École en réseau school program

Free virtual workshops for elementary and secondary students

A group of visitors listen to a duo of costumed interpreters impersonating French and English marine captains.

Group visit

Revisit an epic battle accompanied with a costumed interpreter.

Visiting Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do at the Battle of the Restigouche National Historic site, including exhibition, Mi'gmaq birch bark canoe, red chairs and more. 

Plan your visit

How to get here, fees, dates and hours of operation, maps and brochures, Parks Canada shop.

Brochures and publications

Visitor Information at Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site of Canada

Culture and history

Take part in the expedition!

Fees

Daily visitor fees. Free admission for youth.

Stewardship and management

Contact, draft management plan, drones, student job oppotunities.

Contact Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site

Information

   1-888-773-8888

   information@pc.gc.ca 

Administration
   418-788-5676

Hours of operation

From June 15 to October 14, 2024

From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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