Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
The Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season and will reopen on June 15, 2024. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!
Make a stop in the Mauricie region, near the Saint-Maurice River, halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, to discover the remains of Canada's first steel industry and to admire the metallic pieces fabricated at the Forges in the old days.
Find out what positions are available for the summer of 2024: Interpretation, visitor services and maintenance.
Do you work in education? Discover our school programs designed to provide a stimulating learning environment for elementary and high school students.
While waiting for the reopening of the site, learn about the legends of the Forges and the history of the blast furnace workers.
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About Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
Read about the history of the workers, the blast furnace and the iron ore found in the Trois-Rivières region.
Learn more about the initiatives undertaken by the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site team to preserve the integrity of the site.
Find out about job offers, partners, the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site management plan and more.
(general inquiries, toll free) 1-888-773-8888
Hours of operation
Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season and will reopen on June 15, 2024.
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