Fort Chambly National Historic Site

The Fort Chambly National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season and will reopen on May 18, 2024. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Located near Montreal, Fort Chambly is a welcoming location that combines history and leisure. On site, you will find a fortification dating back to 1711 and an urban park offering a breathtaking view of the Richelieu River, as well as trails, a bicycle path and green spaces where you can relax.

Summer jobs

Find out what positions are available for the summer of 2024: Interpretation, visitor services and maintenance.

School diaries

Do you work in education? Discover our school programs designed to provide a stimulating learning environment for elementary and high school students.

Back in time

While waiting for the reopening of the site, familiarize yourself with the history of the fort's construction and the confrontations that happened.

Visit Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Find out more about our guided tours, school programs and calendar of activities to enjoy solo, with family or friends.

Plan your visit

See information about hours of operation, fees, facilities, parking, and more.

Fees

Learn about the daily visitor fees, free admission for youth and more.

Safety and guidelines

Read the rules and important bulletins.

About Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Culture and history

Read about the history of the soldiers of New France and the fortifications of Chambly.

Stewardship and management

Find out about job offers, partners, the Fort Chambly National Historic Site management plan and more.

Contact us

450-658-1585
1-888-773-8888 (general inquiries, toll free)
fortchambly@pc.gc.ca

Hours of operation

Fort Chambly National Historic Site is temporarily closed for the season and will reopen on May 18, 2024.
Complete schedule

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