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Bedondaine et Bedons Ronds

Chambly 450 447-5165 | 1 866 447-5165 bedondaine.com

Artisanal beers brewed on-site using traditional methods. Beer museum displaying a collection of 27,000 items. Exceptional setting, decor and recipes. Reservations accepted. Cozy terrace.

Biophare

Sorel-Tracy 1 877 780-5740 biophare.com

The three exhibitions presented at the Biophare museum will allow visitors to make surprising and original discoveries regarding the numerous heritage features of the Sorel-Tracy region, including the Lake Saint-Pierre archipelago. From one showroom to the other, visitors will be transported in a fascinating universe...

Blockhaus de la rivière Lacolle

Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix 450 246-3227 | 450 291-3166 ileauxnoix.com

The Lacolle River Blockhouse, built in 1781, is the last authentic representative of this type of building in Québec. It has witnessed war making, which is explained in their new permanent exhibition. A touch screen allows visitors to deepen their knowledge through informational screens, and a video recounting the Battle...

The Société historique de Saint-Anicet was established in the early 1980s. Its mission is to promote the historical sites and monuments of Saint-Anicet. The society organizes conferences and exhibitions, and publishes articles, booklets and books. It also owns the historical site of the Masson-Léger general stores, which...

Located 40 km from Montreal, between lakes Saint-François and Saint-Louis, it is one of the largest hydroelectric plants in the world since 1932! Take a tour of the facilities and learn more about its heritage, Art Deco architecture, construction stages, as well as its 38 generating units spread out over nearly one...

Centre d’interprétation du site archéologique Droulers-Tsiionhiakwatha

Saint-Anicet 450 264-3030 | 1 866 690-3030 | Hors saison : 450 264-5411 sitedroulers.ca

Welcome to Tsiionhiakwatha (where we pick fruit)! A unique place perfect for special family activities! An authentic Iroquoian Village takes you back in time to discover the fascinating world of First Nations. A guided tour is offered along with several other family activities, including a night in a longhouse! This...

Chouette à voir !

Saint-Jude 450 773-8521, poste 8545 uqrop.qc.ca

A unique place where visitors can discover Québec’s majestic and noble birds of prey. Two bird of prey flying demonstrations are held each day, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Display aviaries, rehabilitation complex, birds of prey exhibit, scavenger hunt for owl statuettes hidden in forest trails and pleasant walks in a...

Inaugurated in 1887, the Co-cathedral is neo-Gothic in style and features a neo-Byzantine dome; it is listed as a heritage building. Its museum, which was recently inaugurated, houses a collection of items that date back to the origins of the parish, in 1697. Its heritage value and unique character make it one of the...

Collection Lux Æterna

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu 450 376-2244 luxaeterna.ca

The Lux Æterna Collection’s Noble Crystal Clair Reliquaire de la Terre Exhibition is open on a permanent basis. This grouping of many natural wonders, from all corners of the earth, is unique in North America. You can discover and find many varieties of stones, crystals, quartz, jewelry and gemstones, as well as...

Facing the unique panoramic view of the Boucherville Islands, église Sainte-Famille invites you to discover its many heritage attractions. Founded in 1667, Boucherville is one of the oldest cities in Québec, and the "Place de l'église" represents its historic core. Made of stone, with the former convent on its right and...

Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, offers a journey into the fascinating world of railways. Explore the largest collection of Canadian railway vehicles and hop on board some of them. Both children and adults can visit the model train room or set out for a ride on a miniature railway or tramway.

Fondation de la Maison Trestler

Vaudreuil-Dorion 450 455-6290 trestler.qc.ca

Historic site which also serves as a multidisciplinary venue and a privileged place for cultural and social meetings and interaction. (History, concerts, three art galleries and hall rental possibilities for stakeholders from the private sector). Personalized guided tours are available. In addition, there will be the...

Last chance to visit the Flavours of New-France exhibit. Here, history will tempt your taste buds with the five foods that made up the rations of a soldier, served in your plate. 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation. As a gift, Canada will offer FREE ADMISSION throughout the Parks Canada network upon...

Discover Chambly by downloading the free audio tracks for a geolocated tour of the heritage trail, or by renting an audio guide during the summer. The audio tracks are available at all times on the website baladodecouverte.com. Dive into the past as if you were there! Listen to colourful anecdotes and dialogue, as you...

Électrium is the place to be for the curious of mind to learn all about electricity. A variety of entertaining and educational experiences make a guided tour of the centre fun for everyone. On the program: observation of an electric eel, a duel of impulses, exploration of physical and magnetic phenomena, a rundown of...

La Maison amérindienne

Mont-Saint-Hilaire 450 464-2500 maisonamerindienne.com

To the sound of beating drums and traditional songs, come discover the know-how and knowledge of the people of the First Nations at La Maison amérindienne. Recognized as a place of national significance with regards to the origin of maple, La Maison amérindienne is a place where people can exchange ideas, share and come...

La Petite Grange

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield 450 371-3510 | 1 877 371-3510 lapetitegrange.ca

Chocolate factory, bakery, pastry and sandwich shop; La Petite Grange will seduce you with their delicacies! An interactive presentation with taste testing will captivate the family in the chocolate Welcome Centre. The whole team works hard to make your visit a unique experience! The personalized customer service,...

Lieu historique national de Coteau-du-Lac

Coteau-du-Lac 450 763-5631 | 1 888 773-8888 parcscanada.gc.ca/coteau

7,000 years of history right beneath your feet! As you witness the raw power of the river swirls and eddies, you will be reminded that Canada's first fortified lock canal was built right here. Take part in a wide variety of family activities: the canon challenge, geocaching activities and the Xplorers program. 2017 marks...

On October 26, 1813 in this very spot, 300 men repelled an invading force of 2,000 soldiers! It is often said that this was the battle that saved Montréal. Discover the strategies behind that decisive day. Visit the interpretation centre, and then go explore the 14-km long stretch of battlefield. Perhaps one of your...

Lieu historique national du Fort-Lennox

Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix 450 291-5700 parcscanada.gc.ca/fortlennox

Visit Île-aux-Noix, and discover the impressive fort and its history. The ideal outing for some family fun. Several challenges and various animations await you. Don’t forget your picnic. 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation. As a gift, Canada will offer FREE ADMISSION throughout the Parks Canada network...

Maison de la culture Villebon

Beloeil 450 467-2835, poste 2914 culture.beloeil.ca

This French style house was built in 1766. Formerly located in the Vieux-Boucherville area, it was moved to its current site in 1964. Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine spent part of his childhood there. The house which was listed as a Historic Monument in 1965, is currently located in Parc De La Broquerie, which includes a...

The only house inhabited by Félix Leclerc that is open to the public is a heritage building and houses a permanent exhibition. The creative world remembers him as a man that traced the history and culture of Québec with his songs, poems and plays. A terrace and a beautiful garden are equipped for families and cyclists...

Maison Lenoblet-du-Plessis

Contrecoeur 450 587-5750 | 450 587-5901, poste 201 culturec.net

Built in 1794, Maison Lenoblet-du-Plessis served as the meeting place for the patriots in 1834. It was a strategic moment in time; they drafted some of their 92 resolutions in that dwelling. In 1983, Maison Lenoblet-du-Plessis was declared a historic monument by the Ministry of Culture. It has become a regional cultural...

Maison nationale des Patriotes

Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu 450 787-3623 mndp.qc.ca

Housed in a mansion built in 1809 and designated as a historical monument, this museum, which is dedicated to the history of the Patriotes from 1837-1838, lets you experience a genuine historical adventure. Through reconstructed elements and numerous collection items, visitors can revisit the days of the Patriotes:...