Things to do

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site is a well-hidden secret. Located under the Dufferin Terrace in Old Quebec City, it reveals the remains of the residence and seat of power of the French and British governors from 1620 to 1834. Immerse yourself in more than 200 years of colonial history of diplomacy.

 A Parks Canada guide in front of a painting at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteauxs National Historic Site gives explanations to visitors.

​Guided tour

Accompanied by a guide, explore the archeological remains and discover this place where important decisions once marked North America.

 A visitor listening to an audio guide while looking at a giant map.

Self-guided audio tour

Enjoy an audio experience that will immerse you in the very heart of the history of Château Saint-Louis and the characters who gravitate there.

A group of high school-age students look at a historical map at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux national historic site.

​School programs

Participate in the educational activities of this national historic site, fun and learning guaranteed!

View of the upper part of the Saint-Jean gate at sunset.

Fortifications of Québec Discovery Passport

Discover four sites from one shore to the other for one price!

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