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Lieu historique national de Coteau-du-Lac

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

7000 years of history can be found under your feet! In front of you, the power of the falls reminds us why the first fortified waterway locks in Canada were installed here: it was necessary to link Montreal to the Great Lakes. On land, the blockhouse offers a glimpse into history where we can witness the lives of...

On October 26, 1813 at this very site, 300 men overcame 2,000 foes! During this mythical battle decisively won by Canadian troops, Montréal was saved from the invading Americans. Discover the strategies behind this conclusive battle as you visit the interpretation centre. Search the genealogy station and, perhaps, you...

Lieu historique national du Fort-Lennox

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

Trace the history at Fort Lennox! Young and old will travel back in time by taking part in many of participatory and animated activities. After a brief boat expedition, relive the experience soldiers and their families who inhabited the fortress in 1833: become a member of the garrison; visit your new districts and face...

Cette maison d’esprit français est érigée en 1766. Autrefois sise à l’angle des rues Notre-Dame et Louis-Hippolyte-Lafontaine, elle est transportée à l’aide d’un fardier sur le site actuel en 1964. Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine Nord, ardent défenseur de la langue française, premier ministre du Canada-Uni, y a vécu une...

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...