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Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

The Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site is located under the Dufferin Terrace beside the Château Frontenac in Old Quebec, Canada. Go to the Frontenac kiosk to get your entrance ticket, then you will enter the site through the Lorne kiosk. Access is possible by public transport. Beneath Dufferin Terrace hides the remains of the residence and seat of power of French and British governors for over 200 years.

Hours of operation

Hours of operation of the site.


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


Best time to visit, busiest days, pre-arrival checklist.

Visitors guidelines

Site regulations, activity restrictions and special events, commercial film and photography permits and more.

How to get here


Frontenac kiosk located on the Dufferin Terrace in Quebec City, near the Château Frontenac.




How to get here

To access the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux national historic site, come to the Frontenac Kiosk, located on the Dufferin Terrace (at the corner of St. Louis Street and Du Fort Street).

By bus

Bus routes Nos. 3, 11 and 21 will take you nearby the historic site.

Nearby airport

Québec City Jean Lessage International Airport is only 16.4 km away from the historic site.

Facilities and services

Gift Shop Gift shop
Information Information
Lookout Lookout
Picnic area Picnic area
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