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Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site

The Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site is located 20 minutes from downtown Trois-Rivières. You can get there by car, bicycle or bus.

Find all the information you need to plan your next outing: Operation hours, fees, directions and more.

Services and information

Hours of operation

Check the dates and hours of operation of the site, as they vary with the seasons.

Fees

Enjoy free admission for youth 17 and under, and see daily visitors fees and equipment rental fees.

Visitors guidelines

Visit the forges du Saint-Maurice safely by following the visitors guidelines.

Improvements and infrastructure

Learn more about the work that has been done on infrastructure, including the rehabilitation of the lower forge.

Attractions and tourism

Discover nearby attractions near Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.

How to get here

The Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site of Canada is located on the west side of the St. Maurice River, approximately 15 kilometres north of downtown Trois-Rivières.

By car

  1. From Shawinigan: Take Highway 55 south, exit 191, turn right and then right again on Saint-Michel Boulevard, and follow the signs to the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.
  2. From Montreal: Take highway 40 east, take highway 55 north, take exit 191 and follow the signs to the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.
  3. From Quebec City: Take highway 40 west, exit 199 (Boulevard des Forges), turn right onto Boulevard des Forges and follow the signs to Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.
  4. From Sherbrooke: Take highway 55 north, take highway 20 east towards Quebec City, take exit 200 towards Trois-Rivières, drive on route 155 north, turn right to get back on highway 55 north at Saint-Célestin, take exit 191, turn right and right again on boulevard Saint-Michel, and follow the signs to the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.

Parking
There is parking for cars, buses and coaches.

By bus and/or coach
Depending on your city of departure, several bus and coach lines serve the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site, including the Société de Transport de Trois-Rivières.

By bicycle
The Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site is accessible by various bicycle paths and trails.

Location

10 000 boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières QC G9C 1B1

Phone
819-378-5116

Email
forges@pc.gc.ca

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Support and assistance
Picnic area Picnic area
Dogs on leash Service animals
Parking Parking
Bus parking Bus parking
Restrooms Restrooms
Accessible Toilet Accessible restroom
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